Bill T. Jones is one of the world’s foremost multitalented artists with an illustrious and awardwinning career as a dancer, choreographer, theater director and writer. He has received major honors ranging from a 1994 MacArthur Genius Award to a 2010 Kennedy Center Honor to a 2013 National Medal of Arts. Jones was recognized as Officier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government in 2010, inducted into the American Academy of Arts and Sciences in 2009 and named “An Irreplaceable Dance Treasure” by the Dance Heritage Coalition in 2000. His creations on Broadway include the highly acclaimed “Spring Awakening” and “FELA!”, for which he won 2007 and 2010 Tony Awards for Best Choreography. Jones is cofounder and director of Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company and the Artistic Director of New York Live Arts.
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