Jamal White


Celebrity Faculty

Celebrity is excited to have Jamal White on tour with us! Jamal was raised in Atlanta, Georgia where he began his dance training. His extensive background of study includes being a scholarship student at Ballethnic Dance Academy, Virginia School of the Arts and training in intensive programs at Kirov Academy of Ballet, Nashville Ballet, Martha Graham School of Contemporary Dance, Dance Theatre of Harlem, and London Contemporary Dance School. In 2011, Jamal received a B.F.A. in Dance Performance from Southern Methodist University. He has performed works by choreographers such as Nicolo Fonte, George Balanchine, Dwight Rhoden, Alvin Ailey, Stijn Celis, Richard Siegal, and Hofesh Shechter. Jamal has also performed in Rasta Thomas’ Rock the Ballet, Missouri Ballet Theater, Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, Alvin Ailey II and, currently, BODYTRAFFIC. Jamal has created artistic works at Southern Methodist University, Dean College, London Contemporary Dance School, Kent State University, BODYTRAFFIC, Deeply Rooted Youth Ensemble and The Ailey School. Furthering his impressive background, Jamal has also taught and created for many arts exchange and outreach programs in the United States and abroad! He’s also had the pleasure of creating new work for Company D, a Memphis-based contemporary dance company for adults with Down syndrome. Jamal is currently on faculty at Steps on Broadway as well as studying at Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance in the M.F.A. Choreography program. Jamal looks forward to sharing his passion for dance at Celebrity Conventions!