Jennifer Sprowl



Jennifer Sprowl, Artistic Director, Duncan Dance Chicago

Jennifer Sprowl is a fourth generation Duncan Dancer and founding member of Lori Belilove & the Isadora Duncan Dance Company in New York City. Training directly with Duncan Dance luminaries Lori Belilove, Hortense Kooluris and Julia Levien, Sprowl’s wide ranging dance credits include Rebecca Kelly Dance Company, Pennsylvania Ballet, Pennsylvania Dance Theater and Dayton Ballet Company. She has worked extensively with modern dance masters Bill Evans, Eleanor King, Bella Lewistky and Hannah Kahn.   Sprowl currently serves as faculty with the Joffrey Academy of Dance, Chicago and teaches classes dedicated to the preservation and extension of Isadora Duncan technique for the 21st century with the American Rhythm Center, Chicago.

A specialist in the field of pre/post rehabilitation for dancers, Sprowl is a graduate of the Ohashi Institute of Shiatsu, certified as an Active Isolated Stretch practitioner based on the work of Aaron Mattes, is a Certified  Flexibility Technican and has extensive training in Gyrokinesis, Yamuna Body Rolling and Power Pilates.  


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