Jocelyn E. Cox is a member of the Actors' Equity Association, and the author of Jocelyn Learns to Dance, for which she received the Prince George's Arts and Humanities Council's Artist Fellowship Grant, an honorable mention at the Paris Book Festival, and the Firebird Book Award. Jocelyn's teaching experience includes: American University, DC; Howard University's Dance Program (full-time Lecturer), DC; Steffi Nossen Dance Foundation, NY; the Ballet Tech School, NY; George Mason University, VA; and Joy of Motion Dance Center, DC.
Mrs. Cox earned her MFA in Dance from SUNY Purchase College Conservatory of Dance, NY, and her BFA in Dance and Marketing from Temple University, PA. She trained as a member of the 2nd company at PHILADANCO!, Danco2. Additional training includes: Ballet Theatre of Maryland, Mark Morris Dance Group, Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater, and Danza Contemporánea de Cuba. Jocelyn has had the opportunity to work with Hinton Battle, Abdel Salaam, and recording artist Tamia.
Choreographic credits: Kid Prince & Pablo and She A Gem: John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, DC; DeRail the Underground Truth: Atlas Performing Arts Center, DC; 76ers Halftime: PA; Hershey Park: PA; Joe Turner's Come and Gone: SUNY Purchase College, NY; Side Show the Musical: Montgomery College Summer Dinner Theatre, MD; International Association of Blacks in Dance Conference: CA; UP! Dance Project: (Producer/Choreographer) Jack Guidone Theatre, DC.
Performance credits: The Chocolate Nutcracker: Lincoln Theatre, DC; All Shook Up, Annie, South Pacific, Peter Pan: (Tiger Lily/Dance Captain) Jenny Wiley Theatre, KY; The Christmas Spectacular: OH; FAME: Surflight Theatre, NJ & Mystic Lake Casino Hotel, MN; Chicago: Media Theatre, PA; Hairspray: (Dynamite/Lil' Inez Understudy) Royal Caribbean Oasis of the Seas; Guys and Dolls: Olney Theater Center, MD; The Wiz, Guys and Dolls: (Dance Captain) at Ford’s Theatre, DC.