Jennifer Lehaney

Jennifer Lehaney

Title: Assistant Lecturer, Dance
Dept/Program: School of Dance, Theatre, and Arts Administration
Office: Guzzetta Hall- 191
Email: jrl65@uakron.edu


Biography

Jennifer Lehaney grew up dancing and performing in Northeast Ohio as well as is New York City, Chicago, and Nashville.  She has performed with The University of Akron Dance Company and modeled with agencies in New York City and Nashville.  In addition to her collegiate experience, Jennifer has been trained and licensed through the Broadway Dance Center Faculty Workshop and Beyond Barre fitness program. Much of her recent dance endeavors are educating students in Jazz, Tap, Modern, Contemporary, and Ballet, and designing dance conditioning programs for different ages to increase strength and flexibility for the working dancer.  Jennifer has been teaching for twenty years in Northeast Ohio and beyond at college dance programs, private dance studios, yoga studios, and ballet academies.  She has served the dance profession as an adjudicator at auditions and competitions, and creates dance education programs for elementary schools. She has choreographed for the University of Akron Dance Company and many other theater and studio productions in Northeast Ohio.


Education

  • B.S. Business, Kent State University
  • B.A. Dance Studies with Business Cognate

Courses

Jazz 1-3,

Tap 1-3