COURTNEY D. JONES
CHOREOGRAPHER / MOVEMENT DIRECTOR
Dancer, actor, educator, and choreographer Courtney D. Jones previously collaborated with HGO as movement director for Madame Butterfly (2015) and The Passenger (2014) and as a dancer in Die Fledermaus (2013) and Show Boat (2013) as a swing. She has performed in productions with Houston companies including Stages Repertory Theatre, Theatre Under the Stars, and Hope Stone Dance. Her work has been commissioned by CounterCurrent Festival, METdance Company, YES! Dance Invitational, DanceNOW Festival, Barnstorm Dance Fest, The Regional High School Dance Festival, Colorado Mesa University, Arlington Heights High School, and the Dance Gallery Festival. Jones has served as an adjunct faculty member at the University of Houston and taught dance for Hope Stone Dance, MET Dance Company, SUCHU Dance, Rice University Rice Dance Theatre, and Urban Souls Dance Company. She freelances as a guest teacher and choreographic artist through her CDJ Dance Project at numerous universities, workshops, and initiatives including the Bates Dance Festival, Dancers Give Back Dallas, Bowdoin College, Rice University, and the Joffrey Ballet School Summer Intensive. She is the full-time dance teacher at Kinder HSPVA.