Jenna Panega is a passionate and experienced dance instructor and choreographer with a diverse background in the world of dance. Growing up as a competitive dancer, Jenna’s commitment to the art has grown over her decades of experience performing, practicing, and teaching rudimentary and creative styles, such as ballet, jazz, contemporary, lyrical, musical theater, hip-hop, and acrobatics. Jenna’s extensive schooling and instruction have made her an invaluable asset to the field of dance education and performance. With a career spanning several years, Jenna has honed her mastery in teaching various age groups, from early childhood to teens. Her dedication and leadership in these areas are evident through her roles at notable dance organizations like Chicago Loves Dance, The Dance Company at Loyola University Chicago, and Bolingbrook Park District’s Dance Program. We are excited to announce that Jenna will be sharing her passion and skills with the Clarendon Hills Park District as a dance instructor and program coordinator for our new youth dance program, Daisy Dance Dynamics.
The Daisy Dance Dynamics program is focused on beginner classes for the youth of Clarendon Hills. Classes in the styles of ballet, tumbling, and hip-hop will introduce movement and fun for ages ranging from 2-10. The classes will focus on developing foundational skills and terms, as well as fostering a creative space for the youth to explore self-expression and individuality. All are encouraged to pirouette and jeté into this exciting and new opportunity!