Philadelphia Weekly | Max Marin "Other artists come to the festival mid-career. Choreographer Lela Aisha Jones, 39, had a first Fringe experience just a few years ago, and returns this year with “Plight Release and the Diasporic Body,”an Afrocentric production that was commissioned by Temple University’s dance department." Read More
The Pew Center for the Arts & Heritage |Fellows Friday: Q&A “The quiet in my life, that I always allow to become loud at some point, is the treasure of my artistic and life practice. I am always pushing everything else out (rather forcefully), and then letting it all back in to that temporarily voided space. In between the moments of filling and emptying is where the art usually emerges.”—Lela Aisha Jones
The Philadelphia Sun | Norma Porter "The late, great Nina Simone once said that an artist’s duty is to reflect the times, and Lela Aisha Jones and her company Flyground reflected the brutal history of African Americans and the residual manifestation of years of racism in her two-part movement performance series entitled Native Portals on April 23 and April 24."