Nimbus Dance Works focuses its work on the intersection between high-level dance and innovative ways of involving communities and audiences. Nimbus presents performances and programs to diverse audiences locally and on tour: serving present audiences and building future ones. Performers with Nimbus Dance Works are top-tier dance artists drawn from renowned and revered companies from around the world. In addition to work by Artistic Director Samuel Pott, the company commissions dances by leading international dancemakers such as Pedro Ruiz (Cuba/USA), Huang Yi (Taiwan), Korhan Basaran (Turkey), Xiao-Xiong Zhang (Australia/Taiwan) and Darshan Bhuller (United Kingdom). Through critically acclaimed performances throughout greater New York City and the Northeast, programs for Jersey City youth and seniors, partnerships with institutions such as the Jersey City Board of Education, Rutgers University, Newark Museum and New Jersey Performing arts Center (NJPAC), and collaborations with notable composers and visual artists, Nimbus weaves together artistic excellence and community engagement.
Entering the company’s 12th season, Nimbus presents biannual home seasons in Jersey City, New York City and tours regularly throughout the United States, impacting more than 16,000 people each year. The company’s outreach programs serve over 2,000 youth in Jersey City schools. Our company dancers serve as faculty at The School of Nimbus Dance Works offering dance classes from ages two through adults from the greater New York City area.
Nimbus Dance Works’ 2016-17 Season is made possible by: The Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation, New Music USA/Live Music for Dance, Goldman Sachs, US Trust/Bank of America, the City of Jersey City, Grace Church Van Vorst, the New Jersey State Council on the Arts/Department of State, A Partner Agency of the National Endowment for the Arts; administered by the Hudson County Office of Cultural & Heritage Affairs/Tourism Development, and by the County of Hudson, Thomas A. DeGise, Hudson County Executive, and the Hudson County Board of Chosen Freeholders, and by generous donors and sponsors. Thank you.