New York Negro Ballet
Dorothey Jimenez studied under Marion Cuyjet at the Judimar School. In 1957, Jimenez joined Ward Fleming’s New York Negro Ballet. She performed alongside Anthony Bassae, Elizabeth Ann Thompson, Delores Browne, and Cleo Quitman. Jimenez joined the company on their tour throughout the UK: to New Castle, Edinburgh, Sheffield, Liverpool, Manchester, Nottingham, and Cardiff.
*Jimenez’s first name is sometimes spelled “Dorothy.”
Dancing Many Drums: Excavations In African American Dance, Thomas F. Defrantz
1957: Ward Fleming founds Ballet Americana/New York Negro Ballet