Jacqueline Green

Biography

Jacqueline Green (Baltimore, MD) began her dance training at the Baltimore School for the Arts under the direction of Norma Pera, Deborah Robinson, and Anton Wilson. She is a graduate of the Ailey/Fordham B.F.A. Program in Dance. Ms. Green has attended summer programs at Pennsylvania Regional Ballet, Chautauqua Institution, Earl Mosley’s Institute of the Arts, and Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival. She has performed works by a variety of choreographers, including Elisa Monte, Helen Pickett, Francesca Harper, Aszure Barton, Earl Mosley, and Michael Vernon. Ms. Green was the recipient of the Martha Hill Fund’s Young Professional Award in 2009 and the Dizzy Feet Foundation Scholarship in 2010. She was a member of Ailey II and joined the Company in 2011.

News & Press

The Princess Grace Foundation USA, which was established by Prince Rainier III of Monaco after the princess’s death in 1982, announced the winners of the 2014 Princess Grace Awards for emerging artists in dance, theater and film, as well as scholarships in those fields.
With its blank surfaces like molded plastic, the set for Wayne McGregor's ballet "Chroma" suggests one of those anonymous places, like an airport lounge, that empty the modern world of signifiers. Re-assembled for the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater's return engagement now underway at Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts, the scenery in "Chroma" deflects a visitor's gaze returning him immediately to a sanitized present.
Already a professional at age 23, Alvin Ailey's Jacqueline Green tells us about what drives her dancing, and how she got to live her dream.
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