Jenny Oehlwein grew up dancing in the competitive dance world and ballroom circuit. She graduated from Point Park University with a BA in Dance and a minor in Musical Theatre. She has made her career of performing, choreographing, directing, and judging across the globe. During college she had the privilege of training with Hubbard Street and River North for their company summer intensives. Upon graduating she took to the seas with Royal Carribean, singing and dancing. She continued her ballroom training there in shows choreographed by Louis Van Amstel, dancing with partners from all over the world. Upon moving to NYC a new opportunity fell into her lap working as a Rehearsal Director for a world-renowned entertainment company. Directing and installing casts for cruise-ships, theme-parks, industrial gigs, and occasionally assisting the casting team on their auditions. Some of Jenny’s musical credits include- West Side Story, Legally Blonde, The Producers, The Bodyguard, the national tour of elf, and Broadway Bares. Most recently Jenny was featured in Disney’s 50th anniversary celebration concert as well as a Coca-Cola commercial. Additional commercial/tv credits include- Succession, Billions, Malouf, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt, and Adventureland. As an educator she is very passionate about sharing her love of dance and helping people be their truest self in the room. She teaches on the convention level for Encore Extreme and Dinamic Dancers Inc. Jenny is a regional director for the competition Encore DCS and a proud judge on the IDA panel. She travels and teaches all over the country, inspiring the next generation of dancers. She considers herself lucky to have made a career out of her passion and to be able to help others find there’s.
Wednesdays 3:00-4:00 pm - Feb 7, 14, 21, 28
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