Jordan Wentz

Jordan W.

Los Angeles, CA
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Lesson Details

Theatrical Dance

Levels Taught:
Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced
I am a teacher of twelve years and I love what I do!

My theatrical dance lessons may consist of warm up, stretch, technique, progressions, choreography, and improvisation. We will condition, build strength and flexibility, coordination and confidence, while focusing on technique and important stage notes like stage direction.

My main goal is that my students have fun in addition to benefitting from our lesson. All my classes are personalized to suit my students' goals, progression, and timeline.

Theatrical Dance lessons are offered at 4 locations:
1) Online via TakeLessons Classroom
2) Teacher Location 1 (Primary studio - 150sq ft) - For private and semi-private (2 people) lessons
3) Teacher Location 2 (Secondary studio/theater 350-750 sq ft) - For Group classes (3 or more people)*
4) Travel location
*Teacher Location 2 will incur a rental fee to be paid by the student directly to the studio on the day of the lesson. Please inquire for more info!
*Teacher Location 2 is also available for anyone wanting a larger dance space or theater. Please inquire for more info!
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About

Jordan delivers an exceptional lesson experience and ranks in the top 15% of our teachers nationwide.
Teaches students:
Ages 8+ and special needs

Teaching since:
2005

Learn to move, improve, gain confidence, get in shape, and have fun doing so! Whether you are a beginner or just looking to refine your existing skills, I'm here to help you reach your goals!--It's what I do, and I love it (=

I am a teacher, choreographer, and professional dancer with 14 years of teaching and industry experience both nationally and abroad. I am a versatile artist and educator with a background in numerous styles of dance, modeling, acting, fitness, theater, circus, and character performance. I have been in music videos, commercials, films, and on TV, and have worked with companies like Reebok, Disney, American Idol, Fox, NBC, Heineken, Universal and more. I have traveled the world teaching and performing and am committed to sharing my knowledge with my students to help them reach their fullest potential!

I've taught preschoolers through adults of all levels, including beginners. My lessons are engaging, creative, beneficial, and a super great time! I enjoy helping my students reach their goals while having fun along the way. My favorite part about teaching is seeing students improve in ability and more importantly, confidence, and knowing that I was able to be a part of their process.

Lessons offered:
-dance fitness
-strength and conditioning
-stretching and flexibility training
-personal training
-nutrition and wellness
-jazz
-hip hop/urban
-jazz funk
-burlesque
-contemporary
-lyrical
-musical theater
-character development
-acting
-modeling
-tap
-ballet
-barre
-improv
-choreography
-wedding dance

I am outgoing, friendly, and fun, but most importantly-I love what I do! I focus on inspiring creativity, encouraging self-confidence, and cultivating personal achievement in everyone I work with!

Lesson locations:
1) Online: via TakeLessons Classroom
2) Home: My home located at 90019
3) Studio: Fully equipped dance studio located at 90026 *addt'l. rental fee req'd-please inquire for more info.
4) Your location

Group and semi-private lessons available *Please inquire for more info!

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I am a former member of Unity LA, under the direction of Dancing with the Stars Emmy Winner, Tessandra Chavez, as well as the non-profit dance company, MusEffect- dedicated to raising awareness of social issues through performance. I have collaborated with distinguished circus troupes such as The Lucent Dossier Experience, Zen Arts, Cirque Berzerk, and others, with whom I continue to perform internationally.

I have done music videos for Cody Simpson, Bassnectar, Claude VonStroke and Bruno Furlan, Beats Antique, Lafa Taylor, Nash Overstreet, Japanese icon Namie Amuro, Ray Quinn from Britain’s Idol, and more. I have appeared on Parks and Recreation, The Disney Channel's So Random, Bring It On: Fight to the Finish, Fox Atomic’s The Comebacks, TruTV's Fake Off, and The Dance Network's Steady Mobbin’, and commercials for Tresemme, eHarmony, El Jimador, and HTV Network, amongst others.

I have also worked on Michelle Obama's “Let’s Move Burbank” Campaign, The Giffoni Film Festival, The Probowl, The Orange County Film Festival, KROQ Radio, Coachella Music Festival, The Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts, The American Cancer Society, Bettis Richardson on his international tour, and popular rock band Lifehouse.

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Experience

Dance Instructor
Sep 2014 - Present
Elements Dance Space

Choreographer and Master Class Teacher
Sep 2005 - Present
Ann's Performing Arts Center

-Taught master classes and choreographed numerous dances for members of the competitive team
-Hip Hop, Jazz, Jazz Funk, Contemporary, and Tap
-Ages K-12

Choreographer
Sep 2016 - Jul 2018
Mark Keppel High School

-Choreographed numerous competitive solos for dancers on the team
-Lyrical & Contemporary
-7th-12th grade

Choreographer and Master Class Teacher
Aug 2016 - Jul 2018
Ovation Studios

-Taught master classes and choreographed dances for members of the competitive team
-Jazz, Hip Hop, Contemporary, and Musical Theater
-3rd-12th grade

Dance Instructor
Aug 2017 - Apr 2018
Duarte USD

-Introduced dance and performing arts to students in the Duarte school district
-Taught Introductory Movement, Hip Hop, and Jazz
-Ages TK-8th, including students with Individualized Educational Programs and special needs

Choreographer
Nov 2017 - Dec 2017
Carthage High School Dance Team

-Choreographed a competitive Hip Hop dance for the Carthage High School Dance Team
-6th-12th grade

Choreographer
Sep 2014 - Jun 2016
Oakwood School

Dance Instructor
May 2013 - Jun 2016
Jayvee Dance Center

Master Class Teacher
Aug 2015 - Aug 2015
Dance Dynamics

Choreographer
Mar 2015 - May 2015
Marlborough School

Dance Instructor
Sep 2010 - Jun 2013
Star Dance Center

Choreographer
Apr 2013 - May 2013
Paloma Valley High School

After School Enrichment Teacher
Sep 2011 - Jun 2012
Palisades Charter Elementary School

After School Enrichment Teacher
Sep 2010 - Jun 2011
Edison Elementary School

After School Enrichment Teacher
Sep 2010 - Jun 2011
Roosevelt Elementary School

Master Class Teacher
May 2011 - May 2011
Kimberly Lewis School of Dance

After School Enrichment Teacher
Sep 2008 - Jun 2009
Juan Cabrillo Elementary School

Education

Character
Oct 2017 - Nov 2017
Facundo Gimenez (Cirque Du Soleil)
Dance
Jan 2014 - Aug 2017
Eddie Garcia (Michael Jackson)
Dance
Apr 2011 - Aug 2015
Jessica Starr (MUSE Effect Dance Company)
Acting
May 2014 - Jun 2014
Sara Mornell (Judging Amy, People Like Us, Wicked City)
Acting
Apr 2014 - May 2014
Vincent Chase (Marilyn Monroe, Henry Fonda, Harrison Ford, Jim Carrey, Demi Moore, Shia Labeouf, John Stamos, Tom Green)
Business Marketing and Management
Sep 2010 - May 2011
CSU Northridge
Dance
May 2008 - Jul 2010
Tessandra Chavez (Emmy winner; Dancing with the Stars)
Business Marketing and Management
Jan 2008 - May 2008
Los Angeles Valley College
Business Marketing and Management
Sep 2007 - Jan 2008
Missouri State University
Business Entrepreneurship
Sep 2004 - May 2006
Ozarks Technical Community College

Languages

English
Fluent / Native Proficiency

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27 Reviews

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Alan Aug 28, 2018
Dance Choreography · In home

Miss Jordan is the one person in my entire journey of learning dance (later in life) that has been able to break things down and teach me in a way that made sense to my mind and my body. She is brilliant, fun and incredibly talent. I couldn't reccomend her more highly!

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Mareli M. Aug 9, 2018
Ballet · In home

Simply amazing! Good energy and knows what she’s doing :)

Lindsey G. Jul 6, 2018
Ballet · Online

Jordan is an excellent teacher who’s very patient and takes the time make sure you’re really understanding. In one half hour lesson with Jordan you can learn as much as three lessons with other tutors. I highly recommend her.

Madison Jun 15, 2018
Tap Dance · In studio

Jordan is such a great teacher! In only 5 lessons I’ve learned so much more than I ever did previous classes. Can’t wait to learn and grow more with her!

Pablo A. Apr 10, 2018
Hip Hop Dance · In home

She is a great teacher and am learning a lot I

Julie Apr 1, 2018
Theatrical Dance · Online

Best lesson I've ever had. Highly recommend her!

Shelly Mar 23, 2018
Ballet · Online

Very fun!

Meghan Mar 22, 2018
Dance · In studio

I don't normally write reviews, but she was fantastic! She really knows what she's doing and I enjoyed her. Great lesson! Would definitely recommend her to anyone!

Jay Mar 22, 2018
Strength and Conditioning · Online

Awesome workout and fun instructor

Kevin Mar 20, 2018
Dance · Online

Great choreography and teaches at a nice pace

Jessica Mar 20, 2018
Hip Hop Dance · In studio

I have such a good time learning from Jordan. She has a great warmup and stretch and we always do a super fun routine. I would highly recommend her to anyone wanting to learn to dance.

Gina Mar 16, 2018
Burlesque · In home

I had a great time dancing with Jordan! She is sweet and attentive. I have already booked more lessons with her!

Devin Mar 15, 2018
Hip Hop Dance · Online

She has great choreography and knows how to run a fun class. I improved a lot working with her.

Will Mar 13, 2018
Dance Fitness · In home

Jordan was professional and knowledgeable. I loved taking dance fitness with her!

Kait Conally Mar 11, 2018
Jazz Dancing · In studio

I have taken dance from Jordan for many years now. She is my favorite teacher and I have learned so much from her! I look forward to continuing my studies with her. She is wonderful!

Dana G Mar 11, 2018
Dance · In studio

Jordan will help anyone fall in love with dance! She is well-educated, hands-on, and nurturing. I would recommend her to anyone!

Melanie Mar 4, 2018
Dance Choreography · In studio

I never write reviews but for Jordan I must! I’m so inspired by her talent, her presence and her graciousness. Each class I learn something new and I get to sweat my insides out and most importantly, I leave Jordan’s class with a huge smile on my face that usually lasts me until next class! Get jordy-fied!

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Trish Mar 2, 2018
Strength and Conditioning · In studio

I got a great workout and had fun doing it. She showed me exercises I can do regularly to tone up and stretches that have really been working. She was friendly and knowledgeable. I will definitely be back.

Jenny Mar 2, 2018
Burlesque · Online

Fun and engaging teacher! She was clear and did a great job explaining everything. She was helpful and made my (beginner) dance experience enjoyable. Would recommend her for sure!

brianna Feb 27, 2018
Contemporary Dance · Online

Very knowledgeable and kind instructor. She really took the time to work with me on my specific goals. I look forward to more sessions with her.

Christopher Feb 21, 2018
Dance · In studio

Jordan is an amazing instructor and really takes the time to teach and explain using her experiences and expertise. Jordan will turn you into the dancer you dream of becoming.

Kelly Feb 5, 2018
Choreography · In home

Jordan is amazing! She is one of the greatest teachers I've ever had teach my daughter. She challenged her in healthy ways and always arrived with a positive attitude. I would highly recommend her to anyone.

Kate Feb 5, 2018
Jazz Dancing · In studio

Jordan is the best!!!

Tina Feb 5, 2018
Choreography · In studio

Jordan is talented, fun, professional, and reliable. She draws out the best in her dancers and creates unique choreography that sets dancers apart from the rest.

Mary & Paige Feb 4, 2018
Contemporary Dance · In studio

Jordan was a very professional, organized, creative and awesome instructor. She was on top of all lessons from beginning to end and payed attention to every detail from good form and technique to helping pick the right costume. My daughter had a wonderful experience!

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Ken Feb 4, 2018
Hip Hop Dance · In home

Jordan is an amazing person and dancer. She is very patient when working with others and both kind and funny. I have enjoyed each time we have worked with her and always look forward to doing it again. I am happy to recommend her without reservation.

Kate Feb 4, 2018
Jazz Dancing · In studio

Amazing! Knows how to push you, but not brake you. Loved working with her for years, I even followed her to a different studio.

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