School of Dance, Salt Lake City

Dance Faculty, 2016 - 2019

The School of Dance, under the direction of Courtney Jacobsen, offers dance classes to students from kindergarten through adults.

Teaching Experience: current + past

Mini Company Co-Director

Jazz (1, 2, 3) - Ballet (1, 2) - Hip Hop (1, Company) Substitute Teaching all styles + levels - Choreography for end-of-year concerts

The Dance Company

Dance Faculty, 2014-2016

The Dance Company offers quality dance instruction ranging from creative movement for children to dance classes for adults. The Dance Company has been family owned and operated for over forty years. 

Teaching Assignments: past

Jazz (1A, 1B, Adult) - Basic Ballet - Lyrical/Contemporary 1B - Hip Hop (1A, Boys) - Substitute Teaching all styles + levels - Choreography for end-of-year concerts


Parkview Elementary School

Beverley Taylor Sorensen Arts Learning Program Dance Specialist, 2016 - 2019

The BTSALP program supports over 100 Utah elementary schools in providing an arts specialist. Parkview Elementary School in Salt Lake City offers dance to all students Kindergarten through 5th grade. Classes match the Utah State Standards for Dance K-5. Students learn about the basics of dance and the creative process then apply these concepts to their core curriculum in language arts, math, and science. 

School Liaison/Organizer Ririe-Woodbury Kids in Motion Program 2018-2019

Performing Dance Center

Dance Faculty, 2015 - 2019

Performing Dance Center, directed by Jacquelyn Potts, offers classes in multiple disciplines. age ranges, and skill levels. 

Teaching Assignments: current + past

Jazz (1A, 2A, 3A, 3B, 4AB) - Lyrical/Contemporary (1A, 1B/2A, 3A) - Hip Hop (1B, 2A, Teen) - Tap (1, 2) Substitute Teaching all styles + levels - Choreography for end-of-year concerts

San Ramon Valley Dance Academy

Seasonal Guest Artist

San Ramon Valley Dance Academy is a pre-professional studio located in San Ramon, CA and serving the surrounding valley for over 35 years. SRVDA offers a diverse curriculum to students of all ages.  

Teaching Experience 2009 - 2015:

All levels of: jazz - tap - ballet - contemporary - hip hop - lyrical - modern - musical theatre - conditioning

Guest directing jazz company rehearsals- Directing and assisting company auditions

Multi-Style Dance Intensive Faculty 2011, 2012, 2013, 2015:

Beginning/Basic and Intermediate/Advanced levels of: jazz funk - hip hop - jazz - contemporary - repertoire - floor work - musical theatre - conditioning - stretch

Performing Guest Artist 2009 - 2013


Guest Teaching

Utah High School Dance Festival 2018

March 2019 - Hip Hop, Jazz, Adjudication

March 2018 - Hip Hop, Contemporary technique

Park City High School

August 2017 - Intermediate/Advanced Jazz

Studio 1 Dance - Jean Taylor

June 2016 - Contemporary, Jazz, Hip Hop Master Classes

Groove The Academy

May 2015 - Contemporary Master Classes: Beginning/Intermediate + Intermediate/Advanced Levels

The Dance Project SLC

October 2013 - Ballet - Jazz

California High School

June 2012 + 2013 - Dance 3 + 5 contemporary jazz guest artist