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.

Dawn

Meyer Slemons

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

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.

Lauren

Bota

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.

Johnnie Lynn

Jacobs-Percer

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.

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.

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!

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.

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.

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.

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.

Jennifer

Dodds

Jennifer started dancing at the age of 5 in Youngstown, OH where she studied ballet, tap, jazz, and modern dance. She graduated from the University of Cincinnati, College of Conservatory of Music where she received her BFA in Ballet Performance. She also has an MBA in finance from Xavier University and works as Senior Client Services Manager at Convergys.

Alexis

Weaver

Alexis began her ballet training internationally in Royal Academy of Dance, Kuwait Contemporary Dance Co., Minsk Ballet Co., the Center for Dance in London, the Atlanta School of Ballet and the Governor’s School of the Arts in Kentucky. Her solo performance credits include: Cats, L’Apres midi D’un Faune, The Nutcracker, The King and I, and Oklahoma. She is a proud parent of Graham, Sophie, and Cole and has her Pilates certification.

Thomas

Bell

Thomas Bell was born in Baltimore, Maryland. Upon completion of his bachelor's degree in theater and dance, Bell began working as a professional dancer with the Washington Ballet. Bell is currently on the dance faculty at Northern Kentucky University (2007-present) and the University of Cincinnati (2014-present) as well as the CCM preparatory department (2007-present).

 

Apprentice Teachers

Braylan attends 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 most recently Teen Miss Dance of Ohio and 2nd Runner Up to Miss Dance of America.

Braylan

Enscoe

Jenna

Khan

Jenna Khan is a senior at Anderson High School and has been dancing for the past 13 years. She was part of the J.O.B Performance Team for 5 years. In addition to dance, Jenna acts in films and has been featured in many musicals as a dancer/soloist. Jenna has been part of Lachey Arts and The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati's Star Program for many years where she sings, dances, and acts. She especially enjoys teaching and choreographing since it gives her an opportunity to share her passion.

 
 

Guest Teachers

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.

Rachel

White

Rachel trained with the School of American Ballet, the Pacific Northwest Ballet, and the Hartford Ballet before joining Boston Ballet’s BBII. After retiring from the stage, Rachel served on the faculty of both the School of Dance Connecticut and the city of Hartford’s Dance Program for City Youth. Rachel is an ABT® Certified Teacher.

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.

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 on global commercials, and billboards from his new campaign with Timberland.

Drew

Burgess

Ohio native, Drew made his industry debut on Live with Regis during Amazing Kids Week. He trained at L.A.’s best studios including EDGE, Millennium, Fusion, and the PAC Annex. Drew is highly sought after as a performer, choreographer, and master teacher. Drew is currently on tour with Rasta Thomas and the Bad Boys of Dance. 

Teddy

Forance

Teddy Forance has assisted the Celine Dion Taking Chances tour and performed as a lead dancer on Cirque du Soleil's Delirium. Teddy has worked on hit TV shows So You Think You Can Dance and Dancing with the Stars. He has also performed with award-winning artists Lady Gaga, Usher, and Florence and the Machine. Currently, he teaches around the world for JUMP Dance Convention.

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