Passion….ballet and the performing arts have been a lifelong passion for Jeanne. Jeanne was born in New York City and raised on Long Island. From childhood through her young adult years, she trained with Andre and Leda Eglevsky, American Ballet Theatre and Summer Residency programs including with New York City Ballet in Saratoga Springs, NY. As a young child, Jeanne performed many children’s roles with the Eglevsky Ballet Company including the coveted role of Clara in ‘The Nutcracker’. She continued to perform in many of the big “tutu” ballets such as Swan Lake, Coppelia, Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella.
Jeanne’s professional dance career, beyond performing, includes teaching at Boston University, several well-known Fairfield County ballet schools, Thompson Exercise and many private students throughout the years. She continues to perform in the Fairfield County area. Most recently, she has performed in character roles with Connecticut Ballet and as a Star Dancer in Curtain Calls “Dancing with the Stars”.