Jenny Franz Grice has had a passion for dance and children her whole life. She has a BA degree in Elementary Education with a concentration in Visual and Performing Arts from UNCC. Jenny has over twelve years experience teaching Elementary School and Pre-school in Cabarrus County and over 16 years of experience teaching dance.
Jenny began her training at Southern Strutt in Columbia, South Carolina. She spent three years dancing professionally for Paramount Parks. She trained under such professionals as Barry Lather, Ray Leeper, Joe Tremaine, Frank Hatchett, Justin Giles, and Caroline Lewis-Jones just to name a few. She traveled the Southeast teaching and judging for NCA Danz for three years. Her choreography has won numerous overall awards and she has received Star Systems “Top Teacher Award” many times. Jenny is also a certified Zumba instructor and has taught at several local gyms. She has also modeled and done national commercials for Paramount Parks, Freedman’s Jewelers, and Quincy’s.
Jenny believes the best way to foster life-long learning is to make it fun and educational at the same time. She is very excited to share her knowledge of dance and performance with your child.
Joanna Innoceti – Instructor
Joanna Innocenti is a fellow Southern Strutt Alumni who has over 25 years of experience choreographing and teaching Ballet, Jazz, Lyrical, Contemporary, Musical Theater, Hip Hop and Tap. Her choreography has won numerous Overall Placements, Title Winners and National Championships. We are blessed to have Joanna working with Legacy Company this season.