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About Dance Project Saint Louis » Jennifer Medina

Jennifer Medina, Assistant Director

Jennifer Medina began her early training at Dance Project. She received her BFA in Dance from the University of Missouri at Kansas City, where she studied on scholarship. She performed with the Wylliams/Henry Dance Theatre, the Shoji Tabuchi Show in Branson, and Webster Dance Theatre, among others. She received her MFA in Choreography from the University of Iowa on scholarship. Jennifer taught at Webster University, and was a guest teacher/choreographer at Washington University in 2003. She was also on the Dance faculty at the Conservatory of Music at the University of Missouri at Kansas City before moving to New York City to pursue a career in teaching and choreography. Jennifer is currently based in St. Louis, and travels around the country to guest teach and choreograph for University dance programs, professional companies, and theater productions.  She is the Artistic Director of Common Thread Contemporary Ballet, established in 2010.  Jennifer currently serves as the rehearsal director for the local children and teen cast of Moscow Ballet’s “Great Russian Nutcracker” which is presented at the Fabulous Fox Theatre every holiday season.