Jen grew up in Southeast Michigan where she was trained in ballet by Enid Ricardaeu, founding member of the Cecchetti Council of America. Jen attended The University of Michigan where she earned a Bachelor of
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Dance Arts, and included training with Judy Rice, Peter Sparling and others. Upon graduating from college she moved to the Bay Area where she continued training in San Francisco and performed with the musical theater company Broadway by the Bay. She has had her choreography featured in sjDANCEco’s ChoreoProject Awards.
Jen has taught for 17 years in many studios, schools and musical theater programs. She founded her own studio, Grace Dance Academy, in 2008. After selling the studio in 2014, she directed the dance dept. at The King’s Academy for 2 years choreographing and directing 6 productions, in addition to teaching dance technique to jr. high and high school students. She now resides in Vacaville with her husband and 3 children.
Alex began her dance career at age eight, competing for ten years with Patty's Studio of Dance and Chapkis Dance, as well as training with River City Dance Company. After graduating high school, she continued her competitive dance career with Hipnotik, serving as social media coordinator and as captain. Alex was also involved in the Santa Clara University dance department, participating in multiple shows as a dancer,
education at Wichita State University while pursuing a BFA focusing in dance performance. She has danced and toured with the Wichita Contemporary Dance Theatre and is currently dancing for a company in Sacramento. Angelica has been teaching for many years but is especially thrilled to be working and sharing her passion with eager students and developing artists here in Vacaville!
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Angelica has been dancing since she was five years old and has had extensive training in ballet, jazz, contemporary, modern, dance team, and musical theatre. She received most of her
Rebecca grew up in Sacramento, CA and began dancing at the age of 3. She is classically trained in tap, ballet, and jazz. She has danced with the Sacramento Valley All-Star Dance team and was a UDA All-Star dancer. In 1999 she preformed with NSYNC at the Pro Bowl Halftime show in Hawaii and at their world tour concert at the Los Angeles Stadium. During college she choreographed several high school dance competition
choreographer, and backstage. After graduating from SCU in 2016, she has worked as a substitute instructor, taught workshops, taught volunteer dance classes at Sacramento Children's Home, and is now the hip-hop instructor at Elevate Dance Center.
Hailey began dancing at the age of 4 and has trained at Patty's Studio of Dance since the age of 5. She began teaching at the age of 16 and has continued ever since. Hailey's training has covered a variety of styles but her focus & specialty is tap. A graduate of Vanguard University, Hailey has a BA in Business Administration with focuses in accounting & marketing. Her goal with EDC is to provide a place for dancers of all ages and levels to learn and grow in their technique, personal development & love for dance.
teams. After college she returned to Sacramento and taught tap and jazz at a local dance studio and coached the Cordova High School cheer and dance team for several years before moving to Fairfield. She took time off from teaching dance to focus on her family and build her photography business, Leave it to Cleaver Photography. She has three wonderful kids and is looking forward to joining the EDC family.