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 widely recognized companies including Ballet Hispanico, Ailey II, and the Martha Graham Dance Company. In addition to work by Artistic Director Samuel Pott, the company commissions dances by leading international dancemakers including 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 New Jersey and the Northeast, programs for Jersey City youth and seniors, partnerships with institutions such as the Jersey City Board of Education, Rutgers University, New Jersey City University, Drew University and the Newark Museum, and collaborations with notable composers and visual artists, Nimbus weaves together artistic excellence and community impact.
Entering the company’s 11th season, Nimbus Dance Works impact more than 16,000 people each year. The company’s outreach programs serve over 2,000 youth each year in the Jersey City schools. Nimbus presents biannual home seasons in Jersey City, New York City and tours regularly throughout the United States. Nimbus educates dancers of all ages at The School of Nimbus Dance Works offering dance classes to diverse youth and adults from the region.
Nimbus Dance Works is a 501c3 not for profit professional dance company. All donations to Nimbus Dance Works are tax-deductible to the fullest extent of the law.
The Courtyard, 209 Third Street
Jersey City, NJ 07302