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Lawrence Jackson

University of Alabama
Lawrence Jackson, MFA, is an Assistant Professor of Dance at University of Alabama. He devoted several years to Cleo Parker Robinson Dance Ensemble. His performances include the concert stage, PBS programs, dinner theatres and summer dance intensives. Lawrence has choreographed over 75 original works. He taught as an Associate Professor of Dance at the University of Wyoming and continues to guest teach and choreograph throughout the U.S. and abroad. He is published in the field of Black Dance. He co-edited and published a special edition devoted to Black Dance in the Journal of Pan African Studies. This edition marked the second occurrence in history where an academic journal edition was committed solely to Black Dance. Lawrence’s teaching focuses on the direction of contemporary movement elements, choreographic principles and performance. His objective is to facilitate excellence in the promotion of dance education. Lawrence’s ultimate artistic and educator goals are to conceptualize and synthesize movement material, maximize dance education through course planning and direction, and to assess the outcomes of dance education.

My Speakers Sessions

Saturday, November 2

1:30pm CDT