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 Darrell at the Seattle rehearsal residency. photo: Lila Hurwitz

Darrell at the Seattle rehearsal residency. photo: Lila Hurwitz

Darrell Jones

Dance Artist

Darrell Jones has performed in the United States and abroad with a variety of choreographers and companies such as Bebe Miller, Urban Bush Women, Ronald K. Brown, Min Tanaka and Ralph Lemon. 

Along with performing Darrell continues to choreograph and teach.

He has collaborated with other choreographers, writers, musicians and designers in dance films, documentations and interactive multimedia installations.

Darrell has received choreographic fellowships from MANCC, CDF (Chicago Dancemakers Forum) and is a two-time Bessie Award recipient for his collaborative work with Bebe Miller Company and his most recent research in (e)feminized ritual performance.

Darrell has also taught workshops and master classes in dance technique and improvisational processes throughout the United States and in other countries such as South Africa, UK, and South Korea. Darrell is presently a tenured faculty member at The Dance Center of Columbia College in Chicago where he teaches classes in dance technique, performance and improvisational practices.