Jennifer Archibald

Hosted at Virtual (CIN)

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About the speaker

Jennifer Archibald is the founder and Artistic Director of the Arch Dance Company and Program Director of ArchCore40 Dance Intensives. She is a graduate of The Alvin Ailey School and the Maggie Flanigan Acting Conservatory where she studied the Meisner Technique. Archibald has choreographed for the Atlanta Ballet, Ailey II, Cincinnati Ballet, Ballet Memphis, Kansas City Ballet, Tulsa Ballet, Ballet Nashville, Grand Rapids Ballet, and worked commercially for Tommy Hilfiger, NIKE and MAC Cosmetics as well as chart-listed singers and actors. She was recently appointed the first female Resident Choreographer in Cincinnati Ballet’s 40-year history. For the 20/21 season, she is creating new commissions for Cincinnati Ballet, Amy Seiwert’s Imagery, Sacramento Ballet, Ballet Nashville, Axis Dance Company, Richmond Ballet, and Ballet West. In 2021, she will create works for Oregon Ballet Theatre, Richmond Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet, BalletX, and National Ballet of Canada. She was the acting Movement Director for Michael Kahn’s The Oresteia at the Shakespeare Theatre Company.

Jennifer is currently an Acting Lecturer at the Yale School of Drama. In 2015, she was appointed as Guest Faculty Lecturer to develop the Hip Hop dance curriculum at Columbia/Barnard College. She has premiered new works for Miami New World School of the Arts, South Carolina’s Governor’s School of the Arts, Ailey Fordham, Berklee Boston Conservatory, and Point Park. During the 2020/21 academic year, Alabama University, New World, Missouri State, Tampa’s Blake High School, Jacksonville University, and the University of Utah will present Ms. Archibald’s new creations. Internationally, she has taught in Brazil, Bermuda, Canada, Italy, Slovenia, Sweden, France, Russia, Mexico, China, and Ecuador.

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