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Jenny Oliver has spent the past decade navigating a dance career in performance, teaching and research. Since receiving the Excellence in Achievement Award from the School at Jacob's Pillow. Jenny has used her years of extensive training in Ballet, Modern (specifically Horton), Jazz, Tap (specifically Hoofin') and Haitian Folkoric Dance, to create interesting choreographies and develop integrated teaching practices. She has trained at the Garth Fagan Summer Movement Institute and recently completed the Horton Pedagogy Program at the Alvin Ailey School in NY. She is currently on Faculty at Tufts University, Jeannette Neils's Dance Studio, The Dance Complex and ESH Circus Arts.

She was the Assistant Artistic Director and Principal Soloist for Jean Appolon Expressions, The Dance Captain/ Co- Choreographer for the Boston Tap Company (BTC), danced for Nailah Randall-Bellinger and Adrienne Hawkins, Impulse Dance Company and performed with Tezz Yancey and Danny Swain. She's worked in Residency with Brigette Dunn Korpela, Lane Gifford and Reggie Wilson and has taught for the Alvin Ailey Summer Camp Boston and Boston Ballet's ECI Dept. and in Haiti helping to establish a dance studio in Delmass 33, Art Locus Studio.

About

Education

A.A., Dean College
B.A., Dean College

Publications

http://bostonvoyager.com/interview/meet-jenny-oliver/

2018

http://www.monkeyhouselovesme.com/c2c-blog/category/jenny-oliver

2018

Grants

New England Dance Fund 2017

2017

Boston Dance Maker's Residency through the Boston Center for the Arts and Boston Dance Alliance collaboration

2018

Choreographer in Residence at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

2019