Judith Nelson danced with the Jose Limón Dance Company and the David Gordon Pick-Up Company, among others, in addition to touring across the U.S. and Europe both as a solo artist and in musical theater. Her work in children’s dance includes numerous school residencies for pre-school to grade 12, and teaching for a wide variety of community arts programs.Judith also teaches at a number of colleges and universities, most recently as Director of Dance at Auburn University. She holds an M.F.A. from the University of Arizona and a B.F.A. from the University of Utah. She is secretary of the board for Dance and the Child international, USA (daCi USA), which advocates for dance worldwide.
The mission of the Mark Morris Dance Group is to develop, promote, and sustain dance, music, and opera productions by Mark Morris and to serve as a cultural resource to engage and enrich the community.