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Jacoby Pruitt is a New York City based performer, teaching artist, and choreographer. He began his dance training in Miami, Fl where he attended New World School of the Arts. He is an honors graduate of NYU’s Tisch School of Dance and the recipient of the Martha Hill Dance Fund’s “Young Professional” Award (2015) as well as a New York Dance & Performance Bessie Award (2022) . Jacoby has danced with Ailey II, Company XIV, The Metropolitan Opera Ballet, & Sean Curran Company, among other choreographers and freelance opportunities. His tv & film credits include Good Morning America, Comedy Central’s “Alternatino”, In The Heights (film) & music videos for various recording artists including Fletcher, Lexxe, Chad Lawson, & Loren Allred. Along with his performing career Jacoby remains committed to inspiring the next generation of artists through his work as a dedicated teaching artist and mentor. He is on year-round faculty at the Joffrey Ballet School and a regular teacher at Steps on Broadway. Jacoby joined the Bill T. Jones/ Arnie Zane Company in 2021. For the latest updates on his performances, choreographic endeavors, and more follow Jacoby on IG: @jacobypruitt (

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