Choreographer and artist with Ballets Jazz Montréal
Workshop in English.
No experience required.
Age 14 and up.
Ausia Jones has been a Ballets Jazz Montréal performer since 2020 and is an emerging choreographer. A native of Dallas, Texas, Ausia Jones earned a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in dance with a specialization in choreography from the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance. Mentored by renowned dancer and choreographer William Forsythe, Ausia Jones' choreographic voice reflects her generation - lively, spontaneous, and informed. She offers an artistic perspective that draws on diverse gestural languages, groove and counterpoint. Ausia hopes to share her knowledge and love of dance in ways that inspire and educate.
During this workshop, participants will discover Ausia Jones' work and exchange freely with her.
Originally from Dallas, Texas, Ausia Jones received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance with a focus on choreography at the USC Glorya Kaufman School of Dance. While at USC Kaufman, Ausia received training at Hubbard Street Dance Chicago, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, Orsolina Forsythe/Pite, and Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival.
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