Jeanine Thompson
Movement Specialist

Jeanine Thompson, Associate Professor of Theatre at OSU, comes from modern dance, acting and mime, specializing in creation and performance of movement and dance theatre work. She has toured her solo performances since 1980 and recently conducted three residencies for the Ohio Arts Council’s International Residency Program in Concepcion, Chile. The French mime artist Marcel Marceau has said of her work, “Even her subtlest movements express the essence of thought and emotion.” Jeanine’s directing and choreographing credits include: Trojan Women 2.0, Big Love, O’ Pioneers, The Mystery of Irma Vep and The Tibetan Book of The Dead - five star review from the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Group works created include Uncommon Clay and Interior Day -- created with Mary Tarantino and Phil Thompson. Jeanine teaches Laban for Actors, Anne Bogart’s Viewpoints Training, Tadashi Suzuki’s Physical Acting Training, Mime – Etienne Decroux and Marcel Marceau techniques, Composition, and Devising – New works creation. She will be co-directing The Camouflage Project  with Lesley Ferris.