Rosalynde LeBlanc

Rosalynde LeBlanc’s career as a performer, choreographer, and educator spans over twenty years. She was a member of the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company (1993-1999), Mikhail Baryshnikov’s White Oak Dance Project (1999- 2002), and the Liz Gerring Dance Company (2003-2006). In addition to performing in works of various independent choreographers, she has also danced with New York City’s Metropolitan Opera and for the 250th Mozart Celebration in Salzburg, Austria. She continues her work with Bill T. Jones in the preservation of his legacy and pedagogy, most notably, directing the Educational Partnership between the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Company and Loyola Marymount University where she is currently the Chair of the Dance Program. Her choreography has been presented in venues around the country and her writing has been published by Dance Magazine and Ballettanz. She is also producing and codirecting (with the acclaimed cinematographer, Tom Hurwitz) the documentary film Can You Bring It: Bill T. Jones and D-Man in the Waters, which is due out in 2020. The film was awarded an Arts and Cultural Heritage grant from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Graves Award in the Humanities. Rosalynde holds a BFA from the State University of New York at Purchase and an MFA from Hollins University.