Nimbus Dance

Nimbus Dance bridges world-class performance and community engagement by presenting work that challenges, speaks to, and elevates diverse audiences. Utilizing the distinct and interwoven platforms of professional company, school, Arts Center, and community outreach programming, Nimbus manifests a vision for dance and the arts as a catalyst for equity, community development and transformative cultural exchange.

Founded in 2005 by Samuel Pott and based in Jersey City, Nimbus has been at the forefront of excellence in the arts, civic engagement, and equitable impact, successfully interweaving its mission between Company, School, and Presenting wings.

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With a repertory of over 30 works, the Company performs on tour nationally and throughout the greater New Jersey/New York region, impacting 16,000 people each year.

The Company

Nimbus’ community engagement initiatives serve over 7,000 children annually through in-school, movement-based programs.


The School of Nimbus holds 45 classes throughout the week and also offers the Junior Youth Ensemble, Nimbus Youth Ensemble, and the Pre-Professional Program.

School of Nimbus

Most recently, Nimbus was a recipient of DanceNYC’s Dance Advancement Fund in recognition of the company’s demonstrated commitment to diversity, justice, equity, and inclusion. In May 2020, Nimbus will relocate to the new state-of-the-art Nimbus Arts Center at the Lively in Jersey City’s Powerhouse Arts District.