Ms Jamie has been dancing since the age of three and teaching since 2002. Starting her training under the Kathleen Sims-Villari (Ballet Russe De Monte Carlo) at American Dance Center she trained in Ballet, Tap, Jazz, and Modern. She performed nationwide including the International Dance Festival in California. She was a cast member of Chicagoland's longest running original ballet "Hansel and Gretel" from 1995-2000. She also performed in The Joffery Ballet's "Nutcracker". Jamie's modern training (Graham, Horton, and Cunningham) came from Melody Geraci. Jamie also trained with Olga Ravasi, Joel Hall, Dardi Mcginley-Galivan, Christie Lowe (ABT), Eduardo Vilaro (Ballet Hispanico), Adam Sklute (Ballet West), and John Magnus (Joffery Ballet) to name a few. She continued her education at Columbia College Chicago where she majored in Dance. She continues her training as she never wants to stop learning and growing as an artist. She has taught at several studios in the area and continues to guest teach and substitute teach where she is needed. Some of Jamie's favorite musical credits include, Gypsy, 1776, Music Man, and Cats. She loves to watch live music and Karaoke. Jamie, her husband David, and their two children Lila and Killian reside in Plainfield.