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Jinx Davis

Education

University of Hawaii, University of Houston, B.A
University of Wisconsin, Madison, Master of Fine Arts in Acting

Employment

In order to live life as art, Jinx Davis has been a pineapple picker, a Vice-President of a CPA firm, a children's librarian, Kindergarten teacher, storyteller, social worker, television and radio script writer, restaurateur, construction worker, paralegal, social advocate, website designer, retailer of world imports, marketing specialist, and entrepreneur.


From 1992 to 1998 Jinx Davis operated The Mode Theatre.  She founded  the Living Arts Corporation, a non-profit educational arts organization dedicated to breaking social barriers between classes, ages, ethnic groups, rural and urban sensibilities and ideologies by orchestrating intimate and interactive multi-disciplinary artistic experiences.

She has produced over 40 original theatrical productions,  performed in 65 main stage productions at various universities and theater companies and performed in over 100 industrial films, videos, public service announcements and performance art videos.  She has conducted workshops or performances in over 500 schools and organizations.

Major influences include Prof. Sybil Robinson, University of WI; Putu Wijaya, Leading Indonesian writer and director; Peter Slade, Dramatist from England; David C. Davis and Madeline Allen Davis, Educators; Jean Houston, Renowned scholar; Paul Robeson, American Actor and a myriad of cross cultural pioneers.

Peace Pilgrims
 
New Heads by Greig Steiner for the 24ft. Puppets from Trinidad

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