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Director of Finance and Development

Renee Redding Jones

Renee Redding Jones, Director of Development, received her Bachelor of Science degree from Morgan State University as a Physical Education major, minoring in Dance. She continued her studies in dance at Sarah Lawrence College where she received the degree of Master of Fine Arts. As a professional dancer Renee performed nationally and internationally, with David Rousseve, Cynthia Oliver, Bebe Miller and Ronald K. Brown, winning a New York Dance and Performance “Bessie” Award as a featured performer in Brown’s company, Evidence. In addition to dancing in the company, Renee also served as Associate Artistic Director. Redding Jones has taught at various colleges and universities across the country, including Sarah Lawrence College and NYU/Tisch as an Assistant Arts Professor. Most recently she returned to the drama department at NYU/Tisch as an Adjunct Professor and continues her tenure at Atlantic Theater School where she has been on faculty since 1997. Renee is a Certified Movement Analyst, a 200 hour Registered Yoga Teacher, an Integrated Energy Therapist, a Reiki Master Teacher and a Contemplative Psychotherapist through the Nalanda Institute for Contemplative Science.