Jennifer Parsons has been training in dance for over 30 years, and teaching dance for over 18 years. She has studied numerous styles of dancing over the years including Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Pointe, Lyrical, Modern, Hip Hop, Highland, Irish, Irish step, African and Salsa Dancing. Jennifer has auditioned for the provincial Dare 2 Dance Company, as well as Disney Tokyo. She was successfully accepted in both auditions.
Internationally, Jennifer has performed in the Hyatt Hotel on the island of Kauai as well as numerous competitions in Scotland. She has performed for the Saskatchewan Telemiracle, the Alberta Summer Games, and has trained at Harbour Dance in Vancouver, BC. Jennifer has studied and trained with such people as Van "the man" Porter, Gemma Carny and Lioubov Mactchoukova from the world famous show "Riverdance". She has also trained with Sean Debidin, the artistic director from Dare 2 Dance provincial show, as well as Alex and Joanne Pesusich of the Rocky Mountain Dance Project, just to name a few.
Jennifer's choreography has won numerous top awards and scholarships in festivals and competitions across Alberta. She has won an outstanding amount of top awards and scholarships for her own performances. Some awards include " The Provincial Grand Champion Solo Award-highest mark", :The Outstanding Showmanship Award", and several highest marks in festival awards. She also placed first in the inter-provincial highland dance Canadian championship competition in the Premiere level. Her students continue to win top awards in festivals and competitions all over Alberta and just recently won the "Highest Mark Solo" in the International Dance Competition in Hawaii, 2006 as well as winning three other top awards at the competition. Jennifer was involved in choreographing a dance number for the Saskatchewan Summer Games, for the opening and closing ceremonies. In Spring 2015 several of her students took top awards in Spotlight Dance Cup in Seattle. One of her Tap solist a Tap duet and a Senior Tap Group won grand championship titles for their divisions and were all invited to compete in the National Championship competition in Las Vegas. Jennifer trained in the ABT Ballet Training Program Pre-primary to Level 3.
Jennifer has a very unique and fresh style and has incredible performing qualities. She is a very positive teacher and truly loves teaching dance.