Jeanette has over 20 years of dance and theatre experience spanning from New York, France, Mexico, Turks and Caicos, to L.A. She has performed in Super Bowl XXXVII, the 2004 NBA Summer League, Disneyland’s “Dance the Magic” Parade, aboard the Norwegian Cruiseline’s Gem and in the “Circus of Nations” show at the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk. She was contracted to choreograph for the GLEE! Project, a musical production off-Broadway (T.S. Eliot’s The Wasteland: The Musical), and most recently BookAFlashMob.com. She has also worked as the choreographer for an ABA basketball team in L.A., as well as resorts in Manzanillo, Cancun, Turks and Caicos, and Florida, where she picked up aerial dance and acrobatic skills as well as stage managing and theatre creation. She returned to New York City to advance her skills in circus, dance and theatre before heading back to California to open up her own studio, Aerial Arts Santa Cruz, which she recently sold to focus on show production and writing via Stellaria Entertainment & Productions. Since its implementation in 2013, Stellaria has produced CounterCulture (3rd Annual Santa Cruz Fringe Festival), Back Woods and Steampunk Soiree (Roaring Camp Railroads), Pirates (Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk), Bellasphere, Fantaerial and Orbital Bebop (Louden Nelson Community Center). Jeanette also works as a brand ambassador for Continental Tires (ATM Promotions); Esurance, Yahoo! and Rakuten (GMR Marketing); Mars candy (Extreme Marketing); Miele vacuums (Productions Plus Talent); and was most recently asked to manage the team at Google for the Google Pay Activation. Find out more about Jeanette's performing abilities and bookings here.
Jeanette got her bachelor's degree in journalism, French, international studies and dance at California State University, Long Beach in 2007. From there, she was accepted as an intern to Dance magazine, and shortly after that was hired as the copy editor (and then later the production editor) at Movmnt Magazine. During this time, Jeanette traveled the world while writing two books that were published in 2009; "Vital Energy” and Flicker. After her move back stateside, she freelanced intermittently for Beautiful/Decay, Ehow, E.L.M., L.A. Splash, Move, Suite 101 and Valley Scene magazines. During her collegiate years, Jeanette was the managing editor for the campus magazine called DIG while DJing a radio show on campus called L’Ambiance under the alias Jazzerina Jaye. Prior to this, she spent a busy year writing, dancing and soul-searching in Aix-en-Provence, France where she published articles in French for IEFEEXpress and Ladies Room magazines before moving to Italy for a dance intensive with ProDanza Italia/USA. Before Europe, Jeanette was the city editor for the CSULB's newspaper, The Daily Forty-Niner, as well as an intern at Fox News Channel in L.A. Now, she writes for Santa Cruz Style Magazine in addition to helping her friends in the arts write copy for various projects from press releases to marketing collateral to social media posts to grants. Jeanette finished her 3rd book, Alpha Phoenix, at the end of 2016 and is currently working on her 4th book. Find out more about Jeanette's writing here.