Director/Instructor: Ms. Jeanne O’Connell
Jeanne O’Connell is a teacher, choreographer, and performer who has worked in all areas of entertainment. She brings with her over 30 years of dance experience which helps to make this a leading, professional program in the community. She has performed in Broadway shows, national tours, and regional theaters in shows such as 42nd Street, Singing in the Rain, Joseph, Music Man, and Sweet Charity. She has appeared in national television shows and commercials and danced in numerous productions at Disneyland.
Jeanne is a technician and her teaching focuses on the technical side of dance. She is encouraging and nurturing in her approach which provides a positive environment for her students. Most importantly, she strives to bring out the best in every student!
Instructor: Ms. Julie O’Connell
Julie O’Connell has been a performer and choreographer for more than four decades with credits that include the original Los Angeles company of 42nd Street, films, and many television shows! She has trained well-known performers, including Drew Barrymore, Christina Applegate, and Katie Holmes. Julie has a tremendous ability to inspire young performers and bring out their unique best. Her students have gone on to enjoy much success.