of Brookline, Massachusetts, was an original founder of the Peanut Butter
& Jelly Dance Company in Cincinnati, Ohio in 1976 and in Massachusetts in 1980.
The PB&J organization is comprised of a professional company that performs in schools, libraries, and festivals, PB&J Dance Classes for Kids, and SMALL FEETS dance company, dancers ages 6-9.
has taught workshops for Dance Across the City
in Boston, the Dance for World Community Festival in Cambridge, MA, Artropolis, and other festivals.
has also choreographed six elementary school musicals in Brookline, including one for which she
collaborated on lyrics for the original music.
choreographic work has received grants from the Massachusetts and Brookline Arts Councils
Jeanne is a founder and a member of the organizing committee of the Children's Dance Festival, an annual day of dance workshops and performances for and by children in the greater Boston area, celebrating its 21th year.
Jeanne was on the daCi USA board from 2003-2009, serving as the national treasurer.
She taught for daCi and presented the PB&J professional company at the international meeting in Finland in 1997 and at the National Gatherings in Pennsylvania, Utah and Texas and gave workshops for daCi USA at two National Dance Education Organization (NDEO) conferences.
She looks forward to working on the daCi USA board again and helping the organization to grow and develop in future years.