Vicki Fischer-Jenkins

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Teacher/Choreographer/Consultant

Vicki Fischer-Jenkinsis a graduate of the New School for Social Research where she studied psychology. Originally from New Jersey she has always been close to New York which allowed her to have trained under and be inspired by many of the top teachers of the craft. She has studied at schools such as Alvin Ailey and Steps on Broadway as well as her formal training at CCM in New Jersey under Joanne Staugaard –Jones.

From 1997 to 2004 she was a member of the Jette Performance Company. She has danced in music videos for the group Speedracer, which was broadcast on London MTV, and she has traveled performing in industrials for Becton Dickenson Pharmaceuticals, Volvo and King Central. She has showcased her own choreography at Steps, Dance Space Inc., Riverside Church, and a benefit for the Hope House in New Jersey. Her most recent choreography can be seen in Denise Austin’s  Fit Kids fitness video. A past  SAG member she has appeared in television and films including: Educating Max Bickford; Sex and the City; Kate and Leopold; Swimfan; Death of a Dynasty; and Mona Lisa Smiles.

Teaching Experience

Currently, you can find her teaching at Plainfield Academy for the Arts and Advanced Studies.  Before that she was on faculty at Steps on Broadway for over fifteen years. She has been on faculty for the Hawaii International Dance Festival and The American Academy of Ballet. She has taught at many schools in the tri-state area as well as privately coaching many rising new stars. In addition, she continues to travel as guest teacher, judge, and choreographer across the U.S., Canada and Malaysia where she taught and choreographed for a benefit raising money for cancer.
As a teacher her dynamic and unique style enables her to reach dancers of all ages and levels. Whether she is teaching jazz, modern, or tap her classes are structured to heighten awareness of body movements. Her classes begin with a thorough warm up that has a strong emphasis on technique and control. She believes in individual attention and gives corrections often. The warm-up is followed by an across the floor that consists of a series of turns and jumps. The class concludes with a combination that can range in style from modern jazz to funk, focusing on personal style and musicality. 

Updates June 2016

It has been an exciting year.  I completed my third year at Plainfield Academy for the Arts and Advanced Studies (PAAAS).    We accomplished so much and I am loooking forward to another year.  

This summer I choreographed a few pieces at different schools and I am teaching at the summer intensive at The school at STEPS.  Check back in the fall for pictures from this summer.  

 You can also follow me on on Facebook.  "like" Vicki Fischer-Jenkins dance.  See you there.   

 

 

Current schedule 2016-2017
Plainfield Academy for the Arts and Advance studies 


To book master classes or choreography for your school please contact the number or email below.   Choreography reel available upon request.  

 


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Upcoming events
School at STEPS summer Intensive 2016
In Motion Dance Theatre June 2016
Unique Performing Arts Center July 2016 

 

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"Let it be Me"
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Choreography, Vicki Fischer- Jenkins
"Hot thing"
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Jette Performance Company
"Hot lunch"
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Choreography Vicki Fischer-Jenkins
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Choreography Vicki Fischer-Jenkins

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