Founding Company Member in 2005
Jamila Glass joined the company in 2005 as a founding member. She began her formal training as a nine-year-old scholarship student at The Discovery Dance Group in Houston, Texas. She continued dancing in her spare time as a vocal music major at the multi-Grammy award-winning High School for the Performing and Visual Arts. Jamila graduated from the University of Southern California with a B.A. in Cinema-Television (Film & Video Production) and a Minor in Advertising.
Additionally, she has worked with David Dorfman, Ryan Heffington, Kevin Williamson, Nina McNeely, Adam Parson, and Mecca Vazie Andrews. Other credits include Netflix Original film Mascots from Christopher Guest, Paul McCartney, Colbie Caillat, Flula, Hi Fashion, Foster the People tour, Zumba Fitness World Party video game, American Apparel, Samsung, TEDx, Dance Spirit Magazine, the NY Times Best Selling photography book Dancers Among Us, and multiple Star Magic Tours, which included performances at the Lincoln Center & the Shrine Auditorium. Her choreography work includes Caught a Ghost's "Get Your Life" Music Video (from the Dear White People soundtrack), Brooke Fraser's "Kings & Queens" Music Video, and multiple works for LACDC.
She has also served as LACDC's Media Coordinator & Summer Intensive Assistant Director for the past 9 years. Beyond the stage, Jamila, a director/screenwriter, is currently producing films through her production company The Cutting Room where she also freelances as a video editor for television & film. She was the Lead Editor for Black & Sexy TV where her work aired on cable channels BET & Centric and she has produced and directed 9 critically-acclaimed short dance films that have garnered international praise. (www.jamilaglass.com).