Jacqueline Crenshaw Lockhart

Performing Arts Program Manager Yvette Jones-Smedley interviews Jacqueline Crenshaw Lockhart.  Mrs Lockhart, founder and director of the J. Lockhart Performing Arts Institute is also Director of Dance and Adjunct Professor of Dance Jazz/Dance History/Pedagogy at Birmingham Southern College.  Jacqueline, trained with Nancy Owen, Donna Todd, Sonia Arova, Thor Sutowski, Ruth Henry, Mira Popovich and Stevan Grebel.  In this interview she talks about  her experience as a Fellowship recipient in Dance from the Alabama State Council on the Arts, and shares  how the award impacted here career as a dancer a choreography and a teaching artist.  Some of her professional credits include Jomandi Theater Company, the Gary Harrison Dance Company and Atlanta Jazz Theater (to name a few). She danced and choreographed for the NBA Atlanta Hawks Dance Team, served as a dance instructor in several of Atlanta’s prominent performing arts schools and studios. She has choreographed and danced with national recording artists and labels such as Warner Bros., RCA and LaFace Records. Ms. Lockhart serves on the board of the Alabama Dance Council and has received numerous accolades, awards, and proclamations for her contributions to the community and tireless work in the arts.

This special radio series will air every Sunday at 5:00 P.M. - 5:30 P.M., on the Troy University Public Radio Network at:  

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  • WRWA 88.7 (Dothan)
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