Just Off Broadway

4286 Mt. Carmel-Tobacco Road

Cincinnati, OH 45244

(513) 528-1214

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Studio Office Hours:

Mon - Thurs: 4:00 PM - 9:00 PM

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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.


Meyer Slemons



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 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 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


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 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 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 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 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.


Apprentice Teachers



Jordan is currently a student at Anderson High School as well as a member 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. Over her years of dancing she has been recognized as a Breakout Artis at NUVO, won national titles, and most recently was crowned Teen Miss Dance of America 2016.


Guest Teachers



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 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'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 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.



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.