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Jennifer Chin

Adjunct Faculty, Theatre and Dance

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Jennifer Chin is a native New Yorker who has been an active member of the dance community for over fifteen years. As a freelance dance artist she has performed and taught throughout the United States, Canada, Mexico, Uruguay and Finland with a variety of inspiring choreographers. She received her BA from Queens College and her MFA from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts. Her work has been presented at Joyce Soho, Danspace Project’s Food-For-Thought at St. Mark’s Church, Dancenow NYC, American Dance Guild, Goose Route Arts Festival in West Virginia, the dance series SWEAT at Debaun Auditorium, International Dance Festival at the Williamsburg Art & Historical Center, The Limón Studio, The Bronx Academy for Arts and Dance (BAAD), South Street Seaport, and New York University. She has been commissioned to create work by Queens College, Peridance Center, and The Yard for the Patricia N. Nanon residency where she was a dancer-in-residence for four years. In addition to modern dance, Jennifer also choreographs for theater and has a long standing relationship with MultiStages, a multidisciplinary multicultural theatre company, founded by Lorca Peress. Jennifer is an instructor in modern dance, Yoga, Pilates, Embodied Anatomy and is a practitioner of Craniosacral Therapy. In January of 2007, she created LUMINOUSbody, transformative health and fitness, a group for teachers to workshop ideas and give private lessons in yoga, pilates and fitness training. She has been on the faculty at Dance Space Center (now DNA), Peridance in New York, Université du Québec á Montréal, and is presently on faculty at Montclair State University and The José Limón Institute.