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Directors

Dawn has been teaching in the Cincinnati area for over 20 years. She earned her BFA from Northern Kentucky University with an area of concentration in Education. She also earned an MFA from the University of Virginia where she graduated with honors. Dawn is a Member of Dance Masters of Ohio and is certified in Acro, Ballet, Tap and Jazz.

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Dawn

Meyer Slemons

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Kathy

Meyer

Kathy is a member of Actor‘s Equity and continues to perform and choreograph for theaters across the US and students at JOB. Her performance credits include The Merry Widow with the NYC opera, European tour of 42nd Street and The Augsburg‘s State Theater‘s production of West Side Story in Germany. US tours include West Side Story, My Fair Lady and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat. Kathy has assistant choreographed in over twenty shows.

 

Senior Staff

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Amanda

Berger

Amanda has been dancing at Just Off Broadway since the age of three and was a member of their award winning Performance Team. After her time at JOB, she attended the University of Cincinnati. She is very excited to be choreographing for the Performance Team and Hot Shots this year as well as teaching classes.

Lauren

Bota

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Lauren graduated from  University of Cincinnati with a degree in Education, received her Masters from Xavier, and is a 6th grade teacher in New Richmond. She began dancing at the age of five and has studied hip hop, acro, ballet, and jazz. She is an alumni of the JOB Performance Team and has enjoyed teaching at JOB for many years.

Jonnie Lynn
Jacobs-Percer

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Jonnie Lynn Jacobs-Percer is a local teacher from the College Conservatory of Music Prep program. received her B.F.A. and M.A. from the University of Cincinnati in 1982 and 2001, majoring in Ballet and Dance. She began working for the CCM Preparatory Department in the fall of 1987 and teaches ballet to students at JOB.

Laura
Karasek

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Laura has been a a competitive ballroom dancer for 10 years and currently holds the title of World Pro/Am Argentine Dance Champion. She loves sharing her passion of ballroom with others, and wants to help her students set goals as they better their ballroom dancing. In addition to Ballroom classes, Laura also enjoys teaching social dance to couples at studios across the region.

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Katherine

Pallotta

Katherine was born and raised in Cincinnati.  She moved to NYC after attending Oklahoma City University and performed in the movie “The Producers”. She moved to Paris, France to perform with the world renowned Lido de Paris. Next, she traveled the world working as a dancer for Norwegiean Cruise Line for 6 years. Once back on land, she performed as Principal Dancer in the iconic show, Jubilee, on the Las Vegas Strip.

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Pat
Rozow

Patricia was born in Brooklyn, NY and raised in Glen Rock, NJ. She is known for her principal roles in classical and Balanchine ballets.
Upon retirement as Principal Dancer from the Cincinnati Ballet, Patricia began teaching at Cincinnati’s School for Creative and Performing Arts, where she was the chair of the Dance Department and Co-Director of the SCPA Dance Ensemble.

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Jordan

Slemons

Jordan is currently a student at University of Cincinnati as well as an alumni of the award-winning Just Off Broadway Performance Team. She has been dancing since the age of 2 and has been following in the footsteps of her mother and aunt who own Just Off Broadway.

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Carolyn
Springer

Bio coming soon!

Kelli Stratman

Kelli
Stratman

Kelli Stratman graduated from NKU with a degree in Psychology and is currently getting her Masters.  She began dancing at JOB in 2001 and was a member of the award winning JOB Performance Team, training in all styles of dance. Working with children is something she loves to do. She is excited to be teaching classes this year!

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Kelly

Whitaker

Kelly Whitaker has been a certified personal trainer through N.E.S.T.A. (National Exercise and Sport Trainers Association) since October 2009. Training with Kelly is about meeting individual goals in ways that truly work for a client's physical and mental background. She currently trains our dancers in Pilates and conditioning.

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Jessie

Wing

Jessie works full time at Good Samaritan Hospital as a Labor and Delivery Nurse. She began dancing at Just Off Broadway at the age of two and has been teaching as part of the JOB faculty since the age of 16. She is also an alumni of the JOB Performance Team. She is very excited for another year with her dance family.

 

Junior Teachers

Karley Burdick is a senior attending West Clermont High School. Her passion for dance began at the age of 4 while attending JOB. Karley has been a member of Just Off Broadway for 14 years and JOB Performance Team for almost 12 years, winning various awards and scholarships from countless competitions and conventions across the country. She is excited to teach your little ones this year!

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Karley
Burdick

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Braylan
Enscoe

Braylan is a rising senior at Laurel Springs School and is a member of the JOB Performance Team. Since taking her first ballet class at the age of 3, she has fallen in love with all forms of dance. Braylan has received numerous competition awards and scholarships including Nuvo Breakout Artist, NYCDA Outstanding Dancer, and was most recently crowned Miss Dance of Ohio and Miss Dance of America.

 
 

Assistants

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Jenna
Villar

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Bella
Galea

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Huang

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Charlotte
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Ellie
Hornschemeier

Guest Teachers

Chase
Bowden

Chase Bowden

Chase trains in ballet, tap, jazz, acro, contemporary, musical theatre, hip hop, lyrical, and ballroom. He has performed on World of Dance and America’s Got Talent. He has been featured modeling for GAP, Old Navy, Zara, Ralph Lauren, FILA, GQ Magazine, and his choreography has been featured on the hit show, "So You Think You Can Dance."

Lauren
Slouffman

Lauren Slouffman

Lauren Slouffman grew up dancing in Cincinnati, OH and now resides in Las Vegas working as a professional dancer. She recently earned her BFA in Dance from Marymount Manhattan College, and is working as the Principal Dancer in the Vegas show, "iLuminate."

Heather
Soccio

Heather Soccio

Heather's students have won titles and awards at national levels and can also be seen dancing professionally in New York. Heather has also judged national dance competitions across the United States and guest teaches so that she can share her expertise with students all over the country. She has received multiple awards for her choreography.

Tricia Sundbeck

Tricia
Sundbeck

Tricia has danced with the Sacramento Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, Boston Ballet School, and was promoted to soloist in 2004 at Cincinnati Ballet. She has performed in Canada, Portugal, Amsterdam and Germany, and was invited to perform at the Bolshoi Theatre, where she received audience and critical acclaim. She teaches all over the US.

James
Tabeek

James Tabeek

James has many Broadway credits including Mary Poppins, Taboo, Beauty & The Beast, Wicked, and Sweet Charity. James is also a sought after teacher and choreographer at studios throughout the United States where his students and choreography continue to be recognized nationally at major competitions and conventions.