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BILL T. JONES: In 1982, Jones, formed the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company with his late partner, Zane. From there this multi-talented artist, choreographer, dancer, theater director and writer has received some of the most treasured distinctions, including a 1994 MacArthur "Genius" Award and 2010 Kennedy Center Honors. Jones is best known for his successful forays into Broadway Theater. In 2010 he received a Tony Award for Best Choreography in the critically acclaimed musical, FELA!, which he also co-conceived, co-wrote and directed. In addition to creating more than 140 works for his own company, Jones has been specially commissioned to create works for some of the most prestigious modern and ballet companies in the world. However, it’s his 2000 award as "An Irreplaceable Dance Treasure" by the Dance Heritage Coalition that best sums up his legacy.

BILL T. JONES: In 1982, Jones, formed the Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company with…

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