27
Feb
2015

Brandon J. Jones has been a student of dance for 27 years. Trained in seven genres, he competed for 10 years both regionally and nationally, and performed at the Count Basie Theater, St. Mark’s Church and Madison Square Garden all by the age of fifteen. Brandon earned a full artistic, scholarship to the Conservatory of Performing Arts at Point Park University and completed his studies with a B.A. in dance. He has since danced works by concert choreographers such as Michele DeLaReza and Peter Kope (Attack Theatre,PA), Ron DeJesus (Hubbard Street Dance, IL), Kim Gibilisco; formerly of Alwin Nikolai-Murray Louis ensemble (KGDances, NYC), Cleo Mack (CleoMackDanceProject, NJ), and Obediah Wright (BalanceDanceTheatre, NYC) and has toured to Vienna, Tel Aviv, Amsterdam, Moscow, Belgrade, Brisbane and Bucharest with dance music artist Crystal Waters. In 2012, Brandon began collaborating with Mod Arts Dance Collective (NYC) and the Tiny Starr Productions Theatre Group (NYC). As a teaching artist, and through the lense of Carolyn Dorfman Dance’ dance education, Brandon has been on faculty for the NJPAC’s Young Artist Institute since 2014, taught in the public school district of his hometown of New Brunswick, NJ, and in East Brunswick, NJ. He has also been fortunate to share, and develop his personal style in contemporary jazz dance a guest teacher at Centenary University, Brandeis University, the NJ Summer dance intensive, and for the Dance NJ organization, in addition to many more dance, and performing arts schools.

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