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Jonah Bokaer Presented with the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award by Marquis Who's Who

Mr. Bokaer has been endorsed by Marquis Who's Who as an industry leader.

    BROOKLYN, NY, March 02, 2022 /24-7PressRelease/ -- Marquis Who's Who, the world's premier publisher of biographical profiles, is proud to name Jonah Bokaer an Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achiever. An accomplished listee, Mr. Bokaer celebrates many years' experience in his professional network, and has been noted for achievements, leadership qualities, and the credentials and successes he has accrued in his field.

As in all Marquis Who's Who biographical volumes, individuals profiled are selected on the basis of current reference value. Factors such as position, noteworthy accomplishments, visibility, and prominence in a field are all taken into account during the selection process.

Accomplishments garnering the Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award:

Jonah Bokaer has cultivated a new form of Choreography merged with Visual Art & Design. American and Middle Eastern, he has deeply interwoven an international career as an exhibiting museum artist; with a touring multi-ethnic dance company; with a nonprofit practice that has succeeded in delivering 3 permanent arts facilities for younger artists. Jonah Bokaer Choreography has authored 67 original works, produced in 35 nations, 27 of the United States, and 292 cities – including 41 Museum Exhibitions worldwide. The impact of earned, contributed, and granted funds between 2002-2022 have realized 3 permanent Artspaces, 14+ diverse jobs, $11M+ in revenue, and 1 City-Wide Festival. Bokaer is Tunisian-American, is an LGBTQIA leader, and is currently exhibiting and touring with 8 international dancers. The company is among the few to tour to the Middle East, MENA, MENASA, and Israeli regions equally: before, during, and after the regional events of 2011. Openly gay since the 1980s, Bokaer's innovations consistently receive prizes, philanthropic support, and humanitarian acknowledgment internationally, with increasing program alignment and recognition from the global south.

Jonah Bokaer Arts Foundation is a 501(c)3 nonprofit organization which oversees the choreography, visual art, and artspaces of Jonah Bokaer. Through the support of its Board, generous donors, foundation grants, and government leveraging, the organization succeeds in crafting and fulfilling a dual mission: to foster the development, research, and presentation of new performance works across disciplines, while establishing affordable artspaces for other artists, notably Chez Bushwick (2002) & CPR (Co-Founded 2008), adjacent affordable studios in Brooklyn, and Space 428 Hudson (2016) incubator of The Hudson Eye, and Window On Hudson (Co-Founded 2020). The nonprofit serves a community of 1,500+ diverse artists, supporting and impacting next generations of performing arts talent, while remaining one of the only Middle Eastern founded dance organizations in the United States. The fastest growing department of the organization is arts education, often in areas of urban revitalization within LMIs (Low to Moderate Income areas).

In recognition of outstanding contributions to his profession, Mr. Bokaer has been featured on the Albert Nelson Lifetime Achievement website. Please visit for more information about this honor.

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