Jennifer Medina

Jennifer Medina

Jennifer Medina is a St.Louis-based choreographer and teacher and is the Artistic Director of Common Thread Contemporary Dance Company. Her early training was with Barbara Craig and then as a scholarship student at the University of Missouri-Kansas City Conservatory of Music and Dance, where she was trained by Leni Wylliams and Paula Weber.  She was a founding member of the Wylliams Henry Dance Theater of Kansas City performing works by artists such as Bill T. Jones, Milton Myers, Fred Benjamin, David Parsons and Sean Curran among others. Jennifer holds an MFA in Dance/emphasis in choreography from the University of Iowa, where she worked closely with Basil Thompson and David Berkey. Her work has been produced by companies and Universities throughout the U.S., including Washington University, Webster University, and UMKC and  professional dance organizations such as the Tallahassee Ballet, Missouri Contemporary Ballet, Arova Contemporary Ballet, Wylliams-Henry Dance Theater and the Virginia School of the Arts have presented her work.  Jennifer has served as faculty at institutions such as UMKC, Webster University, the Kansas City Ballet School, American Youth Ballet, and Dance Project STL. 

WUDT: PastForward
November 30 & December 1 at 8pm

December 2 at 2pm
Edison Theatre
 

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