Master teacher gives dance students the tools to succeed
American Spirit Dance Company founder and director Jo Rowan is planning the annual â€œHome for the Holidaysâ€ production. The dance company is based at Oklahoma City University.
Published: December 5, 2010
Like the celebrated protagonist in the hit musical â€œHello, Dolly!,â€ Jo Rowan has â€œalways been a woman who arranges things.â€ Jerry Hermanâ€™s lyric goes on to cite such examples as â€œfurniture and daffodils and lives.â€
â†’Title: Professor of dance, director of American Spirit Dance Company, chairman of Ann Lacy School of American Dance and Arts Management, Oklahoma City University.
â†’Hometown: Born in Cincinnati; raised in Erlanger, Ky.
â†’Education: Bachelor of Science in applied arts (costume design), Master of Arts in dance, University of Cincinnati.