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JESSICA STATES

Partner/Artisic Director

Jessica comes with 25 years of experience in the competition Industry as well as performing, choreographing, and teaching. Jessica has always been on the cutting edge of dance. Her specialties as a teacher include jazz, musical theater, lyrical, and contemporary.

Over the years she has taken advantage of countless opportunities to train and take class with many notable choreographers across the country, including the late Frank Hatchett. Her students have won countless regional and national awards and have been recognized at the collegiate level with dance scholarships and degrees.
 

Many dancers she has influenced have obtained agents performing nationally and internationally with Walt Disney, cruise line companies, theatrical productions, industrial work, NFL and NBA teams, and trained with well-known performing companies such as Hubbard Street.

 

Because of her ability to reach and relate to young dancers, and to her technical and performing background, Jessica has been invited to teach several master classes. She also choreographs for nationally recognized studios, as well as award winning high school dance teams.
 

Jessica's extended knowledge past the classroom and stage doors, makes her an an asset to our FUSE Team.  Over the years Jessica has worked for countless competitions as a sought after adjudicator, giving her the ability to motivate, educate, and provide the tools for dancers to succeed.

Living with her family in Carmel, Indiana she is actively teaching and choreographing. Performing credits include Alice Cooper’s Brutal Planet (Dance Captain), Six Flags theme parks, and countless theatrical productions. She also was an assistant choreographer for the St Louis RAMS Cheerleaders in their inaugural year.

 

Jessica studied academics and dance at Southern Illinois University and is excited to share her knowledge and passion for dance with the FUSE Dance Championship.

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1091 3rd Ave. SW
Carmel, IN. 46032

Phone: (317) 703-7895 ~ Fax: (317) 810-1134

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