Jennifer Paquette

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This is Jenn’s 15th year teaching at The Putnam Dance Center. Jenn studied dance at the University of the Arts in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania where she received a Bachelor of Fine Arts with a concentration on Jazz Dance Performance. There she studied ballet, pointe, jazz, hip-hop, tap, lyrical, modern, African,¬†and voice. She received the Dance Program’s Performance Scholarship Award for all four years and the University’s Academic Scholarship Award for three years. She has worked with world renowned teachers such as Joe Lanteri, Joe Tremain, Frank Hatchett, Mia Michaels and Gus Giordano in many classes and conventions. She is a former dance company member at the Charlotte Klein Dance Center in Worcester, Massachusetts, and a featured dancer in productions of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat,” “Guys and Dolls,” “Chicago,” and “Dames at Sea.” After returning from Brooklyn, NY, where she continued to study dance at the Broadway Dance Center and Steps on Broadway, she continued her dance training at the Jeannette Neill Dance Studio in Boston, MA. Jenn’s choreography has earned¬†her 1st and 2nd place High Overall Scores and Platinum Circle Honors. She has choreographed and modeled in professional photo shoots for Paul Mitchell Professional Hair Care Systems. Jenn choreographed the winning routines Miss Dance of New England 1st Runner up 2013, Teen Miss Dance of America’s 2nd runner up 2012, Teen Miss Dance of New England 2011, Teen Miss Dance of New England’s most talented non finalist 2010, Teen Miss Headliners 2011, 2010, and 2009, Mr.Candance 2014, and Mr.Headliners 2015. She has appeared on HGTV’s Spontaneous Construction hosted by Ricky Paull Goldin, appeared on PBS for a Martin Luther King documentary, and performed at Fenway for the World Series Kick Off Party. She most recently received the Sherry Gold Memorial Award for Outstanding Choreography from Dance Masters of New England, The Choreographer of the Year award form ADA, and an Outstanding Choreography award from Hall of Fame Dance Challenge. She is currently a dance company member of Jazz Inc. in Boston, MA. Jenn is proud to be apart of the PDC family!

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