Jeanie McCaghren-Powell Master Ballet Instructor Passion For Dance
Jeanie is a Graduate of Alabama School of Fine Arts, a prestigious performing arts school in the United States of America. She was a professional dancer with numerous professional ballet companies throughout the USA performing in a broad range of works in classical, neo-classical and contemporary styles in principal, soloist, corps de ballet and ensemble roles in works by renowned choreographers amongst others, George Balanchine, Anton Dolin, Agnes DeMille, Val Canaporoli, Dennis Spaight. Her ballet teaching style is a blend of American technique (Joffrey, Balanchine), Russian technique (Vaganova) and British.
Jeanie has also trained and performed in contemporary dance and lyrical jazz, salsa, Indian Dance (Bharata natyam), South Indian martial art (Kalarippayatt), Malaysian folk dance, Street Dance/Hip-Hop as well as postural methods such as Pilates, Feldenkrais and Alexander techniques. Jeanie has worked internationally teaching, choreographing, directing, performing and facilitating dance, theatre and musical theatre for all ages and abilities. Jeanie has choreographed and directed for ballet companies, theatre productions, musicals, opera, and video as well as site specific projects and major live events.
Jeanie is delighted to join the Dance Infinity team and will be also teaching Progressing Ballet TechniqueÒ / PBT masterclasses to eligible students.