Owner & Artistic Director
Miss Jenny has been a life-long dancer, growing up and training in the twin cities. She attended Western Michigan University and received her BA in Dance & Business in 1998. While attending WMU she began teaching at Center Stage Dance Studio of Battle Creek, MI in 1996 and choreographing for their competitive teams in 1997. Upon graduating Jenny helped open a second Center Stage studio in Kalamazoo, MI and became the Assistant Director of Center Stage Kalamazoo and the Ballet Director of both studios. Jenny taught for Center Stage for 16 years, her choreography has been awarded both regionally and nationally, the Center Stage competitive teams are both regional and national champions and her former students can be seen dancing in New York, Los Angeles, on Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines and at numerous University dance programs across the country. From 2000-2003 she was a part-time faculty member at the WMU Dept. of Dance teaching ballet and jazz. In 2001 Jenny began her judging career and has been sitting on judging panels for regional and national events ever since. She currently judges for ShowBiz National Talent, PrimeTime Dance, Mark of Excellence and Tribute National Talent. In 2012 she and her family returned to the beautiful Lake Michigan area and in 2015 she opened Fusion, where she was able to establish a new competitive team “Fusion Dance Company”. In its 4 seasons, the FDC has brought home numerous high point, judge’s choice, technique, performance and choreography awards both regionally and nationally. Just this past June the FDC was 3 time National Champs at ShowBiz National Talent Daytona Beach national Finals. Miss Jenny not only holds a BA in dance, she is a certified Acrobatic Arts teacher and continues to educate herself and her staff to stay on the cutting edge of dance education, allowing Fusion to bring a new level of dance education to the Southwest Michigan. Every season, Miss Jenny brings in guest teachers from around the country to work with Fusion dancers, opening their eyes to the world of dance. She firmly believes that dance is a tool for helping to shape well rounded, attentive, and motivated children that have a passion and love for the arts to last lifetime.