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Jose Limon

Jose Limon was born on January 12,1908 in Mexico .His family moved to the United States when he was a child and he was raised up in Los Angeles,California.He was trained as a dancer and became a major performer and choreographer and then founded his own dance company in 1947.His father was a musician and conductor  and his mother was the daughter of a school teacher.He performed with the Humphrey Weid man Company through 1940 and he also danced in a number of Broadway productions including Americana and As Thousands Cheer in 1932 and 1933.In the year 1937 he created his own work called Dansaz Mexicanas and he also taught various colleges around the country .Jose Limon and company was the first dance company that traveled on a cultural mission under United States Department when they went to South America to perform in the year 1962.He has received the Dance Magazine Award  and four honorary doctorates.


Dance forms
  • Modern dance
Choreography Experience
  • Events
Dance Experience
  • Advanced




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Jose Limon

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