Hip Hop/Jazz Program Instructor
Associate Director/Choreographer – Do Crew
A native of Pennsylvania, Jessica Goodale danced locally and attending master classes and workshops before moving to New York City after being accepted to Marymount Manhattan College’s BFA Dance Program. She then transferred to Temple University where she graduated cum laude with a Bachelor’s of Fine Arts in Dance.
Miss Jessica has had the opportunity to work with renowned choreographers such as Sheila Barker, Joe Lanteri, Joe Tremaine, Brian Friedman, Bo and Stephanie Spassoff, Nancy Lushington, and many more. She has performed works by Laura Katz-Rizzo, Rochelle Haynes, and had a featured role in “BOTS” by Jillian Harris. Miss Jessica was also selected to represent Temple University at the American College Dance Association’s Regional Festival as a featured dancer. Additionally, Miss Jessica’s expertise in hip hop secured her place as a member of Temple University’s Division 1 dance team, specializing in hip hop, where she competed in the National Finals; performing live on ESPN at the ESPN Wide World of Sports. Miss Jessica also has extensive experience in Acro/tumbling.
Miss Jessica has performed at Philadelphia’s Merriam Theater, Denver Performing Arts Center, the Pennsylvania Capitol Building, and the Aurora Cultural Arts Center. Her teaching experience is extensive as she has taught at studios in the greater Philadelphia and Denver areas including; Paul Klocke Studio of Dance, Angela Bates Dance Academy, Kim Robards Dance Academy, and has choreographed for the Penncrest High School Dance Team. She has experience teaching in all styles, however her true passions are jazz and hip hop. Over the past year Miss Jessica has performed professionally as a company member in Kim Robards Dance, a Denver-based contemporary dance company. She is happy to be back in Pennsylvania, and looks forward to sharing the diversity of her training with her students.