Hometown: Charlotte, North Carolina
Joined OKC Ballet in 2017
Mari Cook Medley
Courtney Connor Jones trained at the North Carolina Dance Theatre and Charlotte City Ballet before graduating from the University of North Carolina School of the Arts.
Connor Jones danced with the Cincinnati Ballet for 11 seasons, and spent a summer in Russia where she performed in Giselle, The Sleeping Beauty, and Swan Lake. Throughout her career, she’s performed feature roles including Odette/Odile in Swan Lake, The Chosen One in Adam Hougland’s Rite of Spring, The Eaglet in Septime Webre’s ALICE (in wonderland), and Jumping Girl in George Balanchine’s Who Cares?
Since joining Oklahoma City Ballet in 2017, Connor Jones has performed in Robert Mills’ Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, The Little Mermaid, and The Means to Fly, as well as in Jiří Kylián’s Petite Mort, Helen Pickett’s Petal, and Cayetano Soto’s Adam.
Conner Jones and her husband and fellow dancer Sam Jones have a young daughter, Gwyneth. She also creates custom jewelry and educates others on healthy eating and lifestyle habits in her spare time.