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d'Amboise, Jacques Joseph

Born: 1934 AD
Currently alive, at 81 years of age.
Nationality: American
Categories: Choreographers, Dancers

US ballet dancer and choreographer


1934 – Born Joseph Jacques Ahearn on the 28th of July, in Dedham, Massachusetts.


Jacques d’Amboise was a principal dancer with the New York City Ballet.


Choreographed ballets for the New York City Ballet.


1956 – Married Carolyn George, a photographer and former ballerina, on New Years Day.


1976 – He founded the National Dance Institute.


1978 – D’Amboise received a D.F.A. from Bates College.


1990 – Received award from MacArthur Fellowship, a Kennedy Center Honors Award, a National Medal of the Arts.