Directors


 
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Jenna Bartholme, owner and director of Exhibit 3 Dance Company, has been training in multiple genres of dance for twenty-six years. She graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in dance from the Conservatory at Point Park University and was a member of the prestigious Lakes Area Civic Ballet for six years. While in college, Jenna was on faculty at the notable Abby Lee Dance Company, featured on Lifetime's "Dance Moms." Jenna has performed works by distinguished, professional choreographers such as Robert Battle, David Parsons, Kate Skarpetowska, Daniel Ezralow, Doug Varone, and was invited twice to perform for the American College Dance Festival Association. Growing up, she was featured in Dance Magazine for her standout auditioning skills and was one out of ten dancers awarded a full scholarship for the "Dance with the Force" program at the EDGE in Los Angeles, California. Jenna discovered her passion for teaching dance after a career-altering injury. She currently has past students attending The Juilliard School, Point Park University, NYU Tisch School of the Arts, and several others.

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James Washington, a native of Rochester, NY graduated from the Conservatory at Point Park University, earning his Bachelor of Arts degree in dance. His choreography/teaching credits include: Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre, Slippery Rock University, Cleveland School of the Arts, Houston Met Too Youth Company, Broadway Dance Center and Lifetime Television. James was the male recipient of the "Brazzy Award" given for outstanding achievement in the field of dance. Concert Dance Credits Include: August Wilson Dance Ensemble (Dance Magazine, Top 25 to watch) , Owen/Cox Dance Group (Kansas City, MO), Houston Met Dance Company (Houston, TX) and Ballet INC (New York, NY). Musical Theatre Credits Include: West Side Story (TONY Award Winning, Paper Mill Playhouse), "In The Heights" (PCLO), and "Newsies" (PCLO). James is a proud member of Actors Equity Association and is currently a full time faculty member with the national touring dance convention, Revel.