Jamilah Lucas

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Alameda, California, USA
Lovely, slender and dynamic African-American dancer Jamilah Lucas was born on September 19 in Alameda, California and grew up in the Bay area. Jamilah started dancing at age four when she tried to mimic the dancers on her home television screen. She cites Josephine Baker as a major inspiration. Lucas studied tap, ballet and acrobatic dance. Moreover, she performed with companies in the California region. Following graduation from San Francisco State University, Jamilah joined a San Francisco company for stage productions of "Don't Bother Me I Can't Cope" and "Evolution of the Blues. Read more...