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Making the Impossible Possible with the Power of Movement

"You are remarkable, Amy Jordan. You are put here to do what you are doing and show you show us what can happen with one's passion and soul."

Chita Rivera

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Photo Credits: Alonso Gregory, Brian Thomas, Cherylynn Tsushima, 
Christopher Duggan, Eric Bandiero, Jordan Hiraldo, Kyle Lemaire, Ramon Morillo



Amy Jordan’s training and career spans three decades of study and performances in New York, Los Angeles and Miami. She has studied classical ballet, jazz, modern dance and hip-hop with acclaimed choreographers Michael Peters, Michael Rooney, Joe Lanteri and many others.


In May 2014, The Victory Dance Project premiered with a sold-out performance at The Alvin Ailey Center for Dance.  The opening performance featured a world premiere of the full-length contemporary ballet, Human Revolution, choreographed by Amy Jordan.

Power of Movement

Photo: Brian Thomas
the vision



The Victory Dance Project company members include an impressive list of performance credits including:
The Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Ailey 11, Complexions Contemporary Ballet, Dance Theater of Harlem, School of American Ballet, Philadanco, Ballet Hispanico, Shen Wei Arts, The Julliard School, Cirque De Soleil, 'So You Think You Can Dance' winner

Broadway credits:
The Lion King, The Wiz, Dreamgirls, Hamilton, Fela:The Msical, After Midnight, Cinderella, The Color Purple National Tour, American in Paris National Tour, Shuffle Along, The Rockettes



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Dance Because You Can. I love that message."
- Leeza Gibbons

Emmy winning journalist and Former host: Enterainment Tonight




Woman of Valor

Established to honor artists whose artistic excellence and legacy have inspired hope around the world.

"Live with a dancing spirit. The stars in the heavens are dancing through space.  The Earth never ceases to spin. All life is dancing: the trees with the wind, the waves on the sea, the birds, the fish, all are performing their own dance of life. Every living thing is dancing, and you must keep dancing too, for the rest of your life!" -Daisaku Ikeda

Ms. Chita Rivera 

The 2017 Victory Dance Project recipient, the illustrious Ms. Chita Rivera embodies everything about being a ‘Woman of Valor.’

Ms. Rivera is a beloved icon, legend, teacher and role model. She has an exceptional 10 Tony nominations, won two Tony’s and countless awards and accolades throughout her illustrious career including The Presidential Medal of Freedom presented by President Barack Obama,  and the coveted Kennedy Center Honor.  

She has created iconic roles in such landmark musicals as WEST SIDE STORY,  BYE BYE BIRDIE, THE RINK, CHICAGO, KISS OF THE SPIDER WOMAN, and THE VISIT. She has her own Great Performances PBS Special and last year she headlined at Carnegie Hall.  AND in September she hits the road in a new concert tour with Tommy Tune. She’s dedicated to causes that concern us all and gives her time and energy so freely.

Mickela Mallozzi is the two-time Emmy® Award-winning host and producer of Bare Feet with Mickela Mallozzi, a travel series airing on public television stations nationwide. Originally the assistant to one of the world’s most famous metal rock bands (Slipknot), Mickela quit her job to start a journey around the world, taking her camera with her to follow dance in the lives of everyday people wherever she went.

From re-discovering her family’s heritage in Southern Italy to dancing tango on the main stage in Buenos Aires, the series covers Mickela’s adventures as she experiences the world, one dance at a time.  She has been featured in The New York Times, Travel Channel, Dance Magazine, Yahoo! Travel, USA TODAY Travel, American Express, and AFAR Media, and she has performed on various television shows including Sesame Street and The Doctor Oz Show.  Mickela now offers Bare Feet® Dance Tours, dance-focused itineraries based on the TV series, for travelers to join her in various destinations around the globe.  She is also the Director of the Women’s Travel Fest, an annual conference whose mission is to inspire, empower, educate, and connect women through travel.

Renee Robinson began her dance training in classical ballet at the Jones-Haywood School of Ballet. She also attended the School of American Ballet, the Dance Theater of Harlem and The Ailey School. Robinson was a member of the Alvin Ailey II before becoming a member of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in 1981.She has worked with many renowned choreographers, such as Alvin Ailey, Lar Lubovitch, Donald McKayle, Judith Jamison, Ulysses Dove, Jerome Robbins, Bill T. Jones, Garth Fagan, Katherine Dunham, Hans van Manen and Carmen de Lavallade. Robinson has also performed at the televised Kennedy Center Awards. Other televised appearances include performing at President Clinton’s first inauguration, American Express advertisements, the Bill Cosby Special on Alvin Ailey and on the PBS special “A Hymm for Alvin Ailey”. In 2003, she performed at the White House State Dinner in honor of the President of Kenya, Mwai Kibaki In their 2006 season, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater celebrated Robinson's twenty-fifth year with the company; her tenure is the longest of any female dancer in the company's history.

Photo Credits: Alonso Gregory, Brian Thomas, Cherylyyn Tsushima,
Christopher Duggsn, Eric Bandiero, Hosea Johnson, Jordan Hiraldo, Kyle Lemaire, Ramon Morillo


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