Columbia College Chicago

Dance

Darrell Jones

Associate Professor

1306 S Michigan, Rm 100
Phone: (312) 369-8315
Email: drjones@colum.edu

Biography

Darrell Jones performs in the United States and abroad with a variety of choreographers and companies, including Bebe Miller, Urban Bush Women, Ronald K. Brown, Min Tanaka, Ralph Lemon and KOKUMA Dance Theater. He was on tour with the Bebe Miller Company throughout the summer and fall of 2005. Along with performing Darrell choreographs and teaches. He has collaborated with other choreographers (Fiona Millward, Jeremy Wade, Angie Hauser), writers (Cheryl Boyce Taylor), musicians (Brian Schulur, Jesse Manno, NOMAD), and designers (Mahwish Syed), in dance films, documentations and interactive multimedia installations. In addition to his collaborative duets he also works in solo forms. His choreography has been presented at The Place Theater in London, Kwanju Biennale in South Korea, The Kennedy Center in Washington DC and Judson Memorial Church in New York City. Darrell has taught workshops and master classes throughout the United States and in other countries such as South Africa, UK, and South Korea. His classes are informed by his training and studies in a variety of contemporary dance techniques, improvisation, Butoh and Traditional Dance forms. He will be full-time on the Dance Center faculty in January, 2006, where he will be teaching dancemaking, improvisation, and modern technique.

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