Ms. Jensen, international teacher and choreographer, is an accomplished dancer trained in ballet, jazz, hip hop, musical theater and competitive aerobics. She a faculty member in the Dance Departments of Chapman University, Mt San Antonio College, Santa Ana College and Orange Coast College, where she specializes in jazz and hip hop. In addition to her weekly classes, she regularly leads workshops for numerous high schools and colleges across Southern California, such as Orange County High School of the Arts, Citrus College and Santa Ana High School. Many of her students have gone on to perform professionally in music videos, commercials and stage work. From 1995 - 2004 Ms. Jensen owned and directed Pulse Dance Troupe, in Orange County, CA, and during this time performed and choreographed for Culture Shock Dance Troupe, Inc. /Los Angeles and the Madonna Grimes Dance Co.
Ms. Jensen's choreography has been showcased in a variety of commercial and theatrical arenas, including Carnival: A Choreographer’s Ball, the 2000 National Democratic Convention, IBM Corporate Events and industrials for Nike and Reebok. She has choreographed original pieces for the Los Angeles Laker Girls, the Clippers Spirit Team and dozens of competitive dance teams across the country. Ms. Jensen's resume is international, with credits in Italy, where her performance and choreography took first place in the Dance Grandprix Italia, all the way to Taipei, Taiwan and Kuala Lumpor, Malaysia as an Artist in Residence for the Cultural Convention of Dance. She can be seen starring in two original instructional dance video productions, Pulse Choreography Jam and Girlz Gone Hip Hop, both of which she created. These videos take you step by step through some of the hottest hip hop choreography. Check them out at www.julianearney.com.