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He danced in South America and Haiti with Ballet Spectacular dancing with Grace Doty in Spring Waters and Norbert Vesak's Rachmaninoff.  He studied at the Joffrey Ballet School in NYC under a full scholarship and performed with the Joffrey Ballet's youth company in Newport Rhode Island in the Vanderbilt Mansion.  


When Ron married Kathleen Monahan they moved to Pittsburg to accept a soloist position for Ron with the Pittsburg Ballet Theatre.  The Director offered Ron a promotion to Principal Dancer but the Jones's missed the South and and decided to accept an offer from the Augusta Ballet as Associate Director.  Ron and Kathleen opened the Columbia County Ballet in 1985.  Together they have helped found the Columbia County Arts, the Augusta Dance Coalition, SAIL, and Hope Ballet.  Ron was awarded Outstanding Artist of the Year by the Arts Council. 


Today, the ballet presents Ron's original work, the Roar of Love, as well as his version of Tchaikovsky's Nutcracker.  Ron and Kathleen share the satisfaction of having trained and sent dance students into the professional world of dance as well as students that have entered many professions over the years and still thrill to return as Alumni both onstage and behind the scenes.