The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts presents The Genius of Geoffrey Holder
Jamaica Center for Arts & Learning (JCAL)
161-04 Jamaica Ave.
Jamaica, NY 11432
Born and raised in Trinidad, Geoffrey Holder revealed his genius in his long career in dance, theater, film, music, and art. As a choreographer, designer, director, and actor, Holder is well represented in all of the research and circulating collections of The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts. In this exhibition, he is honored for his career in dance and theater, his Tony Award-winning work as director and costume designer for The Wiz, and contributions to the repertory of the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and Dance Theater of Harlem.