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    Jennifer Scanlon

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    Jennifer Scanlon, former principal dancer and associate artistic director of the Limón Dance Company, studied at Ted Shawn’s Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival and the Julliard School before joining Limón in 1963. She performed with the company world-wide, dancing major roles in The Moor’s Pavane, Dances for Isadora, A Choreographic Offering, There is a Time and Missa Brevis. Ms. Scanlon was a full-time faculty member at The Boston Conservatory for 20 years teaching Limon Technique and Repertory and Alexander Technique. She continues to work as a Limón and Humphrey reconstructor, working with the Joffrey City Center Ballet, Les Grands Ballets Canadiens, Royal Swedish Ballet, English National Ballet, Dresden Opera Ballet and Paris Opera Ballet, and coaching dance luminaries Rudolf Nureyev, Alexander Godounov, Clay Taliaferro, Erik Bruhn, Lynn Seymour, and Monica Mason. Photo Credit: Martha Swope

                    Week of: May 20, 2019 - May 26, 2019