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Owner/Artistic Director
Innovative Dance Midwest

  • Chicago National Association of Dance Masters (CNADM)
    Master Dance Educator (MDE)
    Certified Dance Educator (CDE)
    Board of Directors 2019-2020
    Member since 2002

  • Progressing Ballet Technique (PBT)
    Certified Instructor

  • Luigi's Jazz Centre, NYC
    Intensive study with Luigi and Francis J. Roach
    Continuing Education and Intensives with Francis J. Roach (Luigi's protégé)

  • Barre Fitness Instructor

  • Pilates Reformer

  • Creighton University - Company of Dancers

  • Broadway Dance Center, NYC
    Summer Internship 2003

Additional Training: 

Additional Intensive study at Steps on Broadway in NYC, Broadway Dance Center, BDC Teacher Workshop, Dance Teacher Summit, Tremaine, CNADM Fall Workshops, Dance Olympus, Zumba Instructor Training (former ZIN Member) and various Master Classes.

Most Memorable Training Experience:

Jennifer considers her time training with Legendary Jazz Dance Pioneer, Luigi and Broadway Choreographer Randy Skinner (42nd Street, White Christmas) Theatre Jazz & Tap among her most treasured training experiences.