Jenny Bennett has had a love for ballet her whole life. She started dancing at 2 years old and never stopped.  She grew up in Southern California and started her early training until the age of 14 with Joanna Santor with whom she found her love and joy of ballet.  From there she went on to study under full scholarship with Patrick Frantz, former premier danseur with the Paris Opera Ballet.  At the same time she was asked to study with Stanley Holden. During the summers she studied at Virginia School of the Arts, Los Angeles Classical Ballet, and the Westside School of Ballet.  She also danced professionally for Pasadena Dance Theater under the direction of Cynthia Young.  She continues her training now under Diane Cypher and Rebecca Blair.  She is also certified in Progressing Ballet Technique. She loves being a mom to her two kids, Ruby and Kalé, surfing and working with youth in a local non-profit. And now she is excited to pass on the gift of ballet with students and see the joy that comes from dance as they are grow in their skill.

Jenny has been a monumental addition to The Studio faculty this season.  Her care and enthusiasm make learning the discipline and work ethic required of classical ballet training a joy to her students.  She is equally adept at teaching the young dancer through advanced levels, and we are excited to offer a new summer Ballet Camps program to our young students with her direction.  For these she has created an exceptional curriculum inspires creativity as well as physical and mental development.


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