Stephanie Ann Jenkins - Creative Director - Stephanie has been dancing since the age of 3. She has studied with CK Dance most her life and has also studied in summer intensives with Ballet Austin in Texas, American Ballet Theatre (ABT), City Ballet San Diego, and Ballet Pacifica Irvine. Ballet is Stephanie's passion, but she loves all genres of dance. Being trained in Modern, Contemporary, Lyrical, Hip-Hop, Jazz & Pointe, Stephanie's goal is to develop an environment where students can learn, grow & inspire. As a competitive dancer since the age of 5, Stephanie has competed in many dance competitions, locally, regionally and nationally. Most recently Stephanie choreographed several competitive routines for CK Dance’s both Junior and Teen Dance Teams, and Rancho Mirage High Schools Senior Dance Team. Stephanie’s many accomplishments include lead roles in various CK Dance productions, including Sugar Plum Fairy And Odile the Black Swan. Stephanie has won numerous amounts of awards for choreography at National competitions such as Star Systems and MOVE! 2012 Stephanie attended Xaiver Prep High Schools academy, was school dance team coach and was a choreographer for Palm Springs High School dance team, while in High School Varsity Dance team member all four years. Stephanie also is very proud of the 7 years of being a professional choreographer and teacher. She says 'being able to watch your art come alive on such talent is what gives her the drive & love to continue doing it.' With 20 years of experience in the industry, Stephanie is ready to teach people how to dream big.