A native of Dunmore, Pennsylvania, Jennifer began her dance education at the age of three with Linn McDonald in Scranton. Her dance training has spanned across more than thirty-five years and includes studies in ballet, tap, jazz, modern, lyrical, hip hop & musical theater. Jennifer has achieved membership into Dance Educators of America and has studied with many notable professionals including David Howard, Frank Hatchett, Roni Mahler, Joe Tremaine & Laurie Johnson. Her additional training includes classes at Steps of Broadway, Broadway Dance Center, Central California Ballet & Virginia Ballet Theater. In addition to over 18 years of experience instructing dance and choreographing, Jennifer has a strong performance background that ranges from soloist roles in full length ballets to being a company member of Without Walls, a regional contemporary dance company.
What Jennifer loves most about teaching at DV is the energy & passion radiated by both the students & faculty. “It creates a positive, creative & nurturing environment. I feel privileged to be a part of such an amazing dance program.” When not dancing or teaching, Jennifer resides in Carlisle and works as an investment professional.