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The HistoryMakers Video Oral History With Doris Jones

Stearns, Scott; HistoryMakers (Video Oral History Collection)
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
Artistic director and dancer Doris Jones was born on June 3, 1913 in Boston, Massachusetts. She was a longtime resident of Washington, D.C. and one of the foremost educators of ballet dancers in the country. Jones and her friend Claire Haywood founded the Jones-Haywood School of Ballet in 1941, to provide opportunities for young African Americans to learn classical dance. In 1961, Jones and Haywood founded the Capitol Ballet Company to provide a venue for African American dancers, where Jones would go on to serve as artistic director until 1982. In 1980, Jones established the Jones-Haywood Youth Dancers to provide opportunities for young dancers. Jones trained a number of world-renowned dancers, including Chita Rivera, Sylvester Campbell and Sandra Fortune-Green. She was the recipient of numerous awards. She choreographed for the Washington Opera Society and the Washington Civic Opera. Jones passed away on March 21, 2006 at age 92.
Performers
Larry Crowe, interviewer.
Release Date
2016
Run Time
103 min.
Language
English
Variant Title
History Makers video oral history with Doris Jones
Doris Jones
Credits
Videographer, Scott Stearns.
Published
Chicago, Illinois : The HistoryMakers, [2016]
Recording Info
Recorded Washington, District of Columbia 2003 July 25.
Description
1 online resource (4 video files (1 hr., 42 min., 1 sec.)) : sound, color
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