Jacqueline Stewart/Jaxon Movement Arts

Founder and choreographer of Jaxon Movement Arts a project based company that works off of Jacqueline as an independent choreographer producing work in both New York City and Chicago. Jacqueline holds a B.F.A. in Dance from The University of Iowa. A native to the City of Chicago, Ms. Stewart has performed for such companies as Thodos Dance Chicago, The Seldoms and various other artists. Stewart has choreographed for Thodos New Dances, Open House Dance Chicago, Dance Chance Chicago, Chicago Takes Off, Harvest Chicago Contemporary Dance Festival and Duets for my Valentine. In 2010, Stewart premiered her work “It’s Not Enough to Close Your Eyes for The Open Space Dance Project that became the Grand Prize Winner of The A.W.A.R.D. Show! 2010: Chicago granted by The Joyce Theatre Foundation of New York. Ms. Stewart has recently showcased her work and performed at the Joyce Soho, Jennifer Muller The Works, Reverb Dance, The Ailey Citi Group Theatre, and The Wild Project New York. She has produced three concerts in collaboration with other Chicago dance makers including Jessica Miller Tomlinson. Winifred Haun and Dancers and Chicago Repertory Ballet have most recently commissioned Jacqueline’s work.