Jennifer L. Camp, originally from New Jersey, earned a B.A. in Dance at Arizona State University with an emphasis on Dance Education and Dance Science and an M.F.A. in Dance from the University of California, Irvine.
Recognized as a dynamically diverse performer, encouraging educator, and innovative choreographer, Jennifer has over twenty-five years of professional experience in the field. She has danced both classical and contemporary roles for dance companies across the nation.
Since 2003, Jennifer has directed the dance program at Pacific University. In 2004, she founded Pacific Dance Ensemble, a preprofessional university dance company, and established a thriving Dance Major in 2011. She is an active Independent choreographer/dancer presenting work in dance festivals and concerts throughout the United States.
Jennifer is a Franklin Method Educator and completed her Pilates Mat and Reformer course certification and will complete her Slings Myofascial Teacher Certification Foundation Level in the summer of 2022. She actively participates in somatics courses and conferences to stay up-to-date with the current somatic practices. Most recently she completed Anatomy Trains Art in Motion course in Walpole, Maine. She is passionate about educating dancers on how to maintain healthy minds and bodies so they can have sustaining dance careers and fulfilling lives.
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