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Dance Resume


Roger Williams University, Bristol RI

BA in Dance and Performance, Summa Cum Laude May 2020

Minor in Graphic Design Communications

Jenna has studied modern, contemporary, ballet, and improvisation techniques. Additionally, she has taken theory courses in choreography, dance history, kinesiology, mime, performance art, movement theatre, and pedagogy. They have worked with a variety of guest professionals including Shawn Fitzgerald Ahern, Ephrat Asherie, Shura Baryshnikov & Danielle Davidson of Doppelganger Dance Collective, Seán Curran, Tiffany Mills, Christina Robson, Jenny Rocha, Renaud Wiser, Raphael Xavier, and Netta Yershalmy.

In the fall of 2018, Jenna studied abroad in London, England. During their time in the UK, she learned choreography from Renaud Wiser, had technique classes with Stephen Pelton and Tory Trotter, and had workshops with Jorge Crecis, Katie Lusby, and Sarah Poekert. 


By Jenna Gross

“Slow Boat”

dance film October 2020

“You Should”

dance film May 2020

“Apply Pressure”

Roger Williams University’s Dance Theatre December 2019

“Put Me On the Fridge”

Advanced Choreography showing at Roger Williams University December 2019


By Jenna Gross and Jillian MacLaughlin

“Booked & Busy”

Tiny Dances September 2022

“Something Very Wrong”

Tiny Dances September 2021


“No wind, No rain”

Tiny Dances September 2019


RWU’s JR/SR Showcase March 2019

“Beautifully Barren”

BDTx June 2018 and ProviDANCE Project & Friends August 2018

Performance Experience

Lorraine Chapman The Company (LCTC)- Company Member

October 2021 - Present


Birdie - December 2021

Bon Secours - November 2021

Natalie Johnson Dance - Company Member

September 2020 - May 2022


Closing Distance - March 2022

(En)During - November 2021

Imagined Warmth Excerpt at Somerville ArtBeat - July 2021

"Last To Fall" - Dance Film Soloist October 2021

Roger Williams University Dance Theatre - Company Member

September 2016 - May 2020

Michael Bolger’s Nutcracker: An Original Contemporary Adaptation lead role

Performed at the Roger Williams University Performing Arts Center December 2019

“A contribution to our reckoning.” choreographed by B-A-R Dance

Performed at Project 31’s “Instinct” July 2019 and at Nozama Dance Collective’s "Uplift” August 2019

“Nasty (Excerpts)” choreographed by Cayley Dorr

Performed at Nozama Dance Collective’s “Enough” August 2018

“I Just Come for the Coffee” choreographed by Layne Willis

Performed at the American College Dance Association New England Regional Conference February 2018 and at Sasso & Company’s “Deeply Rooted” February 2018

STAND, durational performance art installation honoring victims of domestic violence created by Cathy Nicoli

Performed at Roger Williams University October 2016 and October 2020

Studio Rhythm Dance Center, Westford MA - Company Member

September 2008 - June 2016

Trained and competed in studio dance styles including ballet, jazz, tap, musical theatre, contemporary, hip-hop, and lyrical dance.


DB Studios, Lexington MA

Musical Theatre and Pre-Ballet + Jazz

September 2020 - June 2021


Studio Rhythm Dance Center, Westford MA

Lyrical and leaps & turns technique

September 2014 - June 2016

Modern / Improv workshop

June 2018

Substitute teacher

June 2016 - Present

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