Jamey Hampton

Artistic Director

Jamey Hampton has had a storied career in dance, theater, television, and film that has spanned five decades. Born in Portland, Oregon, he was a distinguished athlete in high school, receiving varsity letters in track and football, while also appearing in numerous theater productions. He attended Dartmouth College, where he was a competitive ski racer, rugby player, as well as rowing stroke on the freshman crew team. Dartmouth was also where Jamey began dancing in earnest, meeting Pilobolus Dance Theater while pursuing a BFA degree in Theater. After Dartmouth, he danced with Pilobolus around the world for five years. He then helped form and danced with MOMIX from 1982-87, followed by ISO Dance from 1987-1995. Both MOMIX and ISO appeared on hundreds of stages around the world, as well as in music videos, fashion shows, galas, workshops, and feature films. In 1997, Jamey formed BodyVox with his partner, Ashley Roland. Now in its 24th season, BodyVox is a vibrant and singular dance company known to audiences worldwide for its ebullient and deeply imaginative work. Additionally, the BodyVox Dance Center has become a hub for dance performance and education in Portland, attracting and enabling myriad artists in the dance field to study and pursue their craft.


See Jamey Hampton dance

Mar. 17-19, 2022
Dec. 2-11, 2021