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Choreographer
Filmmaker

Jamila Glass joined L.A. Contemporary Dance Company in 2005 as a founding member, and is the newly appointed Artistic Director beginning in Jan. 2021.  Additionally, she has worked with Ryan Heffington, Galen Hooks, Nina McNeely, David Dorfman, Kevin Williamson, Adam Parson, and Mecca Vazie Andrews. Her choreography work includes the film "Bad Hair" directed by Justin Simien (now playing on Hulu), multiple episodes of the TV series "Twenties" created by Emmy award-winning Lena Waithe, Caught a Ghost's "Get Your Life" Music Video featuring Tessa Thompson (from the Dear White People soundtrack), Brooke Fraser's "Kings & Queens" Music Video, and multiple works for LACDC.   She recently completed work as the season choreographer for a Netflix television series and subsequently joined the Television Academy. .  Beyond the stage, Jamila, a director/screenwriter, is currently producing films through her production company The Cutting Room where she has directed 13 critically-acclaimed short dance films and 2 music videos that have garnered international praise. (www.jamilaglass.com/links).

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