Instructor: Ballet & Modern
Jenna Swartz began her training in Central PA under the instruction of Alicia Little. She has attended summer intensive programs at The Rock School for Dance, The Joffrey Ballet School, Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet, and American Ballet Theatre. After high school she attended Mercyhurst University on dance and academic scholarships where she graduated with a BFA in Dance and a BA in Pre-Health Science. Under the instruction of Tauna Hunter, Michael Gleason, C. Noelle Partusch, Lesley Scalise, Jennifer McNamara, and Mark and Solveig Santillano, Jenna had many performance and choreographic opportunities. Jenna has performed as a company member with SoMar Danceworks (Erie, PA), a remote artist for Dissonance Dance Theatre (Philadelphia, PA), and most recently was a Company Artist with Seiche Dance Collective (Erie, PA) performing classical, contemporary, and jazz works as well as debuting original choreography. This fall she will be starting her first season with Columbus Dance Theatre and as a member of Xclaim Faculty.