Jennifer Mabus

Adjunct Faculty

Erma Lowe Hall | 817-257-7615


MFA, Dance - Sam Houston State University
BFA, Dance - Southern Methodist University

Courses Taught

Dance in World Cultures
Classical Ballet Technique

Jennifer Mabus has rich performance background, dancing for choreographers and companies such as Robert Battle (founding dancer of Battleworks, NYC), Amy Marshall Dance Company (NYC), Heidi Latsky (NYC), Takehiro Ueyama (NYC), Bruce Wood Dance Project (TX), Noble Motion Dance (TX), and Dark Circles Contemporary Dance (founding dancer, TX), among others. She has served on the dance faculties of Texas Christian University, Interlochen Arts Academy, Houston’s HSPVA, and Sam Houston State University. She founded the dance program at the University of St. Thomas, Houston, and has recently returned to Dallas, and also teaches at Booker T Washington HSPVA. Jennifer has presented choreography at festivals and residencies, such as the Dance Gallery Festival, Dumbo Dance Festival, Cool/NY Festival, Interlochen Arts Academy, and UT/Dallas. She was a Rice University Dance Artist in Residence, a Noble Motion Dance “Next Step” artist, a Dance Source Houston Artist in Residence and has set work on companies, such as Avant Chamber Ballet, Houston Contemporary Dance, METdance, Contemporary Ballet Dallas, Muscle Memory Dance Theater, Elle Danceworks, and Pilot Dance Project. She has been commissioned to create work for the Miller Outdoor Theater and Zilka Hall at the Hobby Center by the Foundation for Modern Music and the Windsync Ensemble. She has collaborated in multi-media evenings in venues such as the Rothko Chapel, CAMH, Rec Room, and the Blanton Museum. She is a current artist in residence at Arts Mission Oak Cliff in Dallas. Mabus received her BFA in Dance from Southern Methodist University and her MFA from Sam Houston State University. She also a yoga teacher, a cat lady, and an Argentine tango dancer, with a strong interest in Dance Movement Therapy.