Jennifer Hegarty

Instructor of Dance, Interlochen Arts Camp

B.F.A., Dance, Marymount Manhattan College

Jenny Hegarty Freeman recently finished eight seasons as Company Dancer / Rehearsal Director with Dance Now Miami. She trained at the New Jersey Dance Theatre Ensemble and the Harkness Youth Ballet, both under the direction of Nancy Turano, and went onto receive a B.F.A. in Dance Performance from Marymount Manhattan College. She has had the opportunity of working with and performing in works by David Parsons, Stephen Petronio, Robert Battle, Johannes Wieland, Eduardo Vilaro, Jason McDole, and Kyle Amhed-Bukhari, along with being selected to perform at the Metropolitan Opera House in the Kirov Ballet's production of Sleeping Beauty. Jenny has worked with multiple companies throughout the country including DeXdance, Gehring Dance Theatre, Florida Grand Ballet, and RIOULT. She had collaborated with many artists in the Miami area and is a founding cast member and choreographer in the critically acclaimed Haunted Ballet in Coconut Grove. Some of her favorite musical theater credits include Chicago, On the Town, Cabaret, Flashdance (Dance Capt), Saturday Night Fever (Asst. Dance Capt), and La Cage Aux Folles (Asst. Choreographer).

Jenny was formerly a rehearsal assistant at the Joffrey Ballet School's Contemporary Program in LA, is on staff at VIP Dance Competition, works as a repetiteur for multiple choreographers, including Daniel Lewis (Limón Dance Company), and is about to begin a position at Elisa Monte Dance's EMD Summer Series under Tiffany Rae-Fisher.