Jimmy Joyner in a green cardigan standing in front of a white wall

Dance (MFA)

Jimmy Joyner is an Atlanta-based dancer, teacher, creator and supporter of fellow artists. 

Jimmy is interested in the intrinsic healing quality of performance. 

Jimmy is a 200-hour certified yoga instructor; a distinguished fellow of Hambidge Center for Arts and Sciences, Rabun Gap, Georgia; the wardrobe supervisor for staibDANCE in Atlanta; a 2020 MINT Studio Artist; a co-founder of Nashville Design House; and a team member with Fly on a Wall, a platform for innovative performance that supports artists working in the realm of performance. 

Jimmy has danced with Nashville Ballet, Wonderbound glo, and staibDANCE.

Jimmy’s work encompasses movement, process as performance, creature creation and world-building.

Learn more about the MFA in Dance.