Jenna Caputo Dance Bio

 

Jenna began her ballroom dancing experience as a student at Skidmore College, participating in the Swing/Ballroom Club. She received instruction from Arthur Murray Dance Studios as well as several other professional organizations in the area. Jenna competed two years at the college level in various competitions throughout the Northeast. As co-president of the club, she ran both the competition and performance teams. During her time as president, she co-choreographed many routines for both couples and group performances, which put the group at the top of the “go-to” list for exhibitions at various events, galas, and local charities. They were also featured several times on the local news.

Always trying to perfect her craft, Jenna has participated in workshops and classes taught by some of the best professional dancers not only in the area, but from top champions and dance legends from both the United States and Europe in swing, Latin, tango, and ballroom. As a participant in the 2001 Intercontinental Dancesport Festival in Daytona Beach, Jenna received training through intensive workshops with championship dancers from several different countries and nightly events for the international attendants. She has also participated in workshops and private lessons from the great Frankie Manning (the "Father of Swing," who is well known for revolutionizing the Lindy Hop and is famous for his incredible aerials and work in Hollywood), Chance Bushman, Claire Vivo, and from Maksim ChmerkovskiyKarina Smirnoff & Louis Van Amstel from ABC's Dancing with the Stars.

Currently working as an instructor and wedding specialist at The Saratoga SAVOY Center of Dance, located in historic Saratoga Springs, NY, Jenna works with students from grade school level up to senior citizens. Specializing in Ballroom Dance and Wedding Dance Instruction, Jenna also travels throughout the community teaching and/or performing at schools, churches, businesses, and special events.