Jenny


ASPIRATIONS:

I put on my first pair of ballet shoes when I was three and still have not taken them off. I hope to inspire dancers at East Dance Studios as well as be inspired by others. I cannot wait to put my experiences to work and start a new chapter of my dance career!     

 EXPERIENCES:

  • 19 Years of Dance Study as both a student and mentor 
  • Member of the Dance Connection Competition Team in Rockaway, NJ (2005-2011)  
  • Member of Performing Arts Academy Competition Team in Pompton Lakes, NJ (2011-2012) 
  • Member of the Bentley University Dance Team in Waltham, MA (2012-2016)  
  • Competed at the NDA Nationals Championship 2013-2016 in Daytona Beach, FL.  

Dance Courses Include:

Ballet~Tap~Jazz~Lyric & Contemporary~Modern~Pom~Hip Hop

 ACHIEVEMENTS:

  • In 2010, participated in a lyrical performance for Joelle Cosentino’s Impressions showcase in New York, NY.
  • In 2013, became treasurer of the Bentley Dance Team.
  • In 2014, studied abroad in Rome, Italy.
  • In 2015, became one of the Bentley Dance Team captains.
  • Graduated cum laude from Bentley University in 2016 with a Bachelor’s of Science in Finance with a minor in Management.

  AWARDS:

  • In 2011, named “Most Improved Dancer of the year” at On Stage America’s national competition in Cape May, NJ.
  • In 2012, was one of eleven others who qualified for United States Tournament of Dance’s (USTD) “Top Twelve” in Atlantic City, NJ.
  • In 2015, the Bentley Dance Team took first place in Division 2 at NDA summer camp held in Boston, MA.
  • In 2015, was awarded NDA’s “All American” title at their summer camp held in Boston, MA.

FUN FACTS:  

Talented Tally: I love to craft in my spare time.

Interest Inventory: Traveling, Food blogging (and eating), Baking, Netflix

Prior Pastimes: Softball pitcher, Track high jumper/ hurdler

Motivation Musts: Pizza of all kinds

Quirks: Sloths are my favorite animal- adopted a pet sloth from the New England Zoo

Quotes:  “You are allowed to be both a masterpiece and a work in progress, simultaneously” -Sophia Bush