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choreographer , dancer , Dance educator

Rosalie May Jones, American dancer, dance educator, choreographer. Choreogprapher's Fellow National Endowment for Arts, 1995-1997. Member Congress on Research in Dance, World Dance Alliance, Smithsonian Institution, Museum Women in Arts.

Background

Jones, Rosalie May was born on November 1, 1941 in Browning, Montana, United States. Daughter of William Owen and Amy Rosalie (Jackson) Jones.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Fort Wright College, Spokane, Washington, 1964. Master of Science, University Utah, 1968. Postgraduate, Juilliard School, 1969.

Career

Lecturer dance, Institute American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1966-1968;professor, Institute American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1989-1995;chairman, Institute American Indian Arts, Santa Fe, New Mexico, 1989-1992;director dance project, Center for Arts Indian American, Washington, District of Columbia, 1969-1970;instructor dnce, Wisconsin Mime Company, Spring Green, 1974-1975;instructor dnce, Mount Senario College, Ladysmith, Wisconsin, 1975-1978;founder, artistic director, choreographer, tour director, Daystar Dance Company, Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin, 1980-1989;founder, artistic director, choreographer, tour director, Daystar Dance Company, Great Falls, Montana, 82-89;founder, artistic director, choreographer, tour director, Daystar Dance Company, Santa Fe, New Mexico, since 1989. Artist-in-residence state arts councils, Montana, South Dakot, Arizona, 1984-1989. Guest instructor dance American U. in Bulgaria, Blagovegrad, 1996.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributing author: Native American Dance, 1992, Smithsonian Institution. Choreographer dance-dramas Sacred Woman, Sacred Earth, 1990, Mythic Cycles, 1996. Choreograpaher, performer numerous solo and ensemble works, since 1980.

Membership

Member Congress on Research in Dance, World Dance Alliance, Smithsonian Institution, Museum Women in Arts.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Avocations: photography, videography, fashion design, music.

Connections

father:
William Owen Jones

mother:
Amy Rosalie (Jackson) Jones