Joliet West Bands
Jeni Donahue is a Professional Choreographer from Chicago, Illinois who earned her BFA in Dance and Vocal Performance from Columbia College. Jeni has been dancing since she was 6 years old and choreographing professionally for the past 25 years. She has worked with all age levels and abilities from Children’s Theatre & Elementary School Cheerleading groups to Professional Theater Companies & College Dance Teams. She has been heavily involved in every aspect of dance including Musical Theater, Pom squads, competitive cheerleading and dance troupes, color guard, music videos and show choir. Her groups, in all areas, have won numerous awards for choreography, design and visual effect. Jeni is sought after as a clinician, adjudicator and guest speaker at competitions and events throughout the United States. She is currently the staff choreographer for the Professional Theatre company “Brightside Theatre” out of Naperville, IL as well as on staff for over 47 High Schools, 20 Universities& 12 Theater Companies throughout the United States. Jeni was honored to be chosen to choreograph the Illinois All-State productions of “Ragtime”,“Urinetown” and “Into the Woods”. When not choreographing others Jeni tries to get on stage herself and has held leads regionally in the productions of “Grease”, “Godspell”, “Oliver“, “Once Upon a Mattress”, “Chicago”, “Singing in the Rain” “Drowsy Chaperone” and “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat”.