(Contemporary Instructor/Choreographer) Vinnie Jones received her early dance training in Portsmouth, New Hampshire studying ballet, jazz and modern dance. She went on to the University of Utah where she got her BFA in dance performance, teaching and character dance. She has danced professionally with Ballet Tucson, San Diego Ballet, Menlowe Ballet and LaMov Compania de Danza of Spain. With these companies she has performed principal roles in Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Swan Lake, Le Corsaire, and Balanchine’s Serenade. She has also danced a variety of contemporary works. She has traveled all around the world, performing and studying in Greece, Spain, Mexico, Canada, France and Ukraine. She has also studied folk dances and character dance from around Europe, Polynesia, and Asia. She teaches ballet to all ages and ability levels, contemporary dance, character dance, and dance conditioning. She has taught at dance schools around Arizona, California, Utah, and Mexico.