‘Amy’s Victory Dance’, an Internationally acclaimed multi-award-winning documentary feature film will screen as part of The Lake Worth Playhouse L-DUB Film Festival in Lake Worth, Florida.
WEST PALM BEACH, FL, October 01, 2020 /24-7PressRelease/ — Amy Jordan is a world-leading expert in transformational healing, an Award-Winning author, speaker, and choreographer. She is the Founder & Artistic Director of the professional dance company The Victory Dance Project.
Amy Jordan was born and raised in West Palm Beach, Florida, a graduate of Palm Beach Gardens High School class of 1987. She moved to New York City and then to Los Angeles in pursuit of a professional dance career that took some winding turns. In 2018 Ms. Jordan returned home to West Palm Beach where she now lives with her cat Sadie.
“Part of my mission locally is to support young artists seeking professional careers. Thirty years in the entertainment industry has given me a breadth of insight I hope to share with youth.”
The movie event is Saturday, October 10, 2020, at 8 p.m.
To purchase tickets: https://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/4767051
Very limited seating. All COVID 19 guidelines will be administered.
Amy’s Victory Dance, directed by award-winning and two-time Emmy nominee, Brian Thomas. Brian Thomas has worked with icons including Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Beyonce, Liza Minnelli, Usher, Pink, and Paula Abdul among others. This documentary feature tells the story of how Amy Jordan turned her trauma into triumph after having her leg crushed by a 15-ton New York City express bus amid her successful dance career.
This film captures the essence of who Amy Jordan is and the hard road which led her to where she is today. From the moment she realized she was going to survive this tragic accident she was determined to fight for her victory dance. Amy’s amazing resilience and positive attitude in life led her on a bold life-changing path that has inspired so many others.
Since the release of her documentary, it has been featured in several exclusive film festivals:
21 Wins, 6 Official Selection, TOTAL of 27 laurels, 15 cities, and 10 countries.
Amy’s Victory Dance was the winner of Best Film on Disability Issue Category and Outstanding Achievement Award- Documentary Films Category for the Druk International Film Festival as well as the Tagore International Film Festival. As the winner of both categories for May 2020, Amy’s Victory Dance will be automatically nominated for two other prestigious awards at the end of the year. Cult Critic Movie Awards voted Amy’s Victory Dance the winner of the Documentary Films Category, Films on Disability Issues, and Experimental Films Category in June 2020. Amy’s Victory Dance is also a semi-finalist for Best Documentary Feature Category for Changing Face International Film Festival. The Indie Fest Film Awards and Accolade Global Film Competition will announce their winners during August. Amy’s Victory Dance will also be streamed on November 6-12 at the Virtual Reel Recover Film Festival.
About Amy Jordan
Amy Jordan lives her mantra: “Dance Because You Can.”
World’s Leading Expert in Transformational Healing.
Ms. Jordan is an Award-Winning author, speaker, coach, and choreographer. Amy infuses her dramatic and seemingly impassable personal experiences to motivate and inspire anyone around her.
She has challenged and triumphed over life and death obstacles and utilizing her own proven system has emerged victorious.
Amy has been living with Type 1 diabetes for over 47 years. She admits life with a difficult to manage chronic conditions has made her more patient, resilient, and self-aware.
In 2009 life threw Amy Jordan another opportunity to transform trauma into triumph. While crossing the street she was hit and run over by a 15-ton New York City express bus. A lifelong dancer and athlete, Jordan was told she may never walk again. Her right leg was crushed, nearly amputated, and literally rebuilt.
Amy triumphed over tragedy. Not only is she walking she danced again on stage with her professional dance company: “The Victory Dance Project.”
Amy Jordan is on a mission to motivate and inspire others to overcome ANY adversity. She tells everyone she meets, “Please Dance Because You Can.” Amy shares her unique D.A.N.C.E. philosophy in her signature keynote address:” Dance Because You Can. “She believes that always focusing on Creating Your own Victory Dance is the key to success in business, leadership, and life!
Amy’s book ‘Dance Because You Can’ 5 Steps to Transform Trauma to Triumph was the winner of the prestigious EVVY award for the best non-fiction book. Amy Jordan is also the subject of the internationally acclaimed, multi-award-winning documentary feature film: ‘Amy’s Victory Dance.’ The movie is directed by Brian Thomas. Brian is a two-time Emmy nominee, an award-winning director whose entertainment industry credits include work with Michael Jackson, Whitney Houston, Beyonce, Liza Minnelli, Pink, and Usher among a long list of industry icons.
Amy has been featured on ABC TV, NY1, New York Times, Los Angeles Times, Fortune, CNNMoney, National Endowment for Arts, and America Diabetes Association. Amy’s books: “Dance Because You Can” and “26tips for Easier Living with Diabetes”.
Ms. Jordan is an in-demand motivational speaker who works with organizations, youth groups, corporations, and associations. She presents both in person and virtually for audiences from 20-20,000+.
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