Jennifer Dawson

Director of Dance

Jennifer started dancing at the tender age of 3, attending ballet classes with the Paula Kearns School Of Ballet (IDTA). She went on to become a member of the Irish National Youth Ballet Company, touring Ireland in many of their productions. Jennifer trained with Leixlip Youth Theatre from a young age, Royal Irish Academy (RIA), and also attended TheatreworX Stage School, were she completed her drama training to  Grade 8(Gold Medal) Level, with London Academy Of Music and Dramactic Art, (LAMDA).

Jennifer then went on complete a Diploma in Dance and Teacher Training at Inchicore college of Further Education (ICFE). Here she trained in Child Physiology, Anatomy and Kinesiology as well as many dance styles including RAD Ballet and ISTD Modern Dance to Advanced 1 Level. To further her training Jennifer then went on to study at London Studio Centre, graduating with a BA Hons. Degree in Theatre Dance. Here she trained in many styles of dance, acting and singing, and went on to tour the UK with their Jazz Dance Company.

Jennifer is now a Professional Dancer, Choreographer and Dance Teacher. Jennifer has been a member of LMVG, performing in many of their productions and has choreographed Cinderella and Beauty and the Beast for the group. She also worked as Assistant Choreographer to Claire Tighe, on the Dublin Premiere of High School Musical with MIDAS Productions.

Jennifer spent three seasons as Dance Captain performing on the Irish Ferries, Oscar Wilde Ship as part of the Wilde Nights Cabaret, and then went on to Co-Choreograph the production for a further three seasons. (2009-2015) She performed in Our House, The Madness Musical at the Olympia Theatre with TheatreworX Productions (2012), appeared on RTE’s The Voice of Ireland as a dancer/backing singer (2014), has danced in Season 2 of Desert Wolf Production’s Penny Dreadful on Sky Atlantic (2015), and has performed at many Corporate Events for companies such as AIB and Heineken to name a few.

Most recently Jennifer has just become an Instructor for Darcey Bussells brand new Dance Fitness Program, Diverse Dance Mix (DDMIX) which has just launched in Ireland.

Jennifer also performs and is Dance Captain/Assistant Choreographer for TheatreworX Productions’ Christmas Panto at the Helix Theatre for the last five years, and is delighted to be part of the TheatreworX Family.

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