Jennifer Kelble

Assistant Professor of Dance
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Jennifer Kelble joined the Conservatory in 2021 and is an assistant professor of dance teaching jazz and tap dance. 

Kelble has performed with Prometheus Dance, the Lydia Johnson Company, Los Angeles Ballet Theatre, Santa Monica Contemporary Ballet, L.A.Unbound, Royal Caribbean Cruise Lines, and House of the Roses. Kelble spent eight years as a visiting lecturer at Bridgewater State University,  taught at Dean College, and toured as a master teacher with Liberate Artist. She has been published twice in Dance Studio Life Magazine, and is the Founder/Director of Driving Rhythm Tap Co. 

Her training includes seven years at the Boston Ballet studying the Vaganova Method, mentorship by tap dance prodigy Sue Ronson, a B.F.A. in Contemporary Dance from the Boston Conservatory, and an M.F.A. from Hollins University. 

Kelble maintains her 23-year role as master class and guest artist coordinator at Pembroke School of Performing Arts, as well as directing Driving Rhythm Tap Co. Her personal work includes developing a method that integrates multi-genre awareness and dance history into the classroom, with appreciation of all forms of dance.

In Their Own Words

Dance is dance is dance...the goal is to embody movement fluently, as if it were a spoken language with all the nuances and lilts that exists. We can say, “I am a dancer, I speak movement fluently.” —Jenn Kelble