Contemporary Competition Teams

Our Competition Teams compete at 3-4 regional competitions a year and one nationals. They take master class from teachers all over the world and are required to take a certain amount of classes a week. We offer Competitions teams in the styles of Hip Hop, Jazz, Contemporary, Tap and Ballet. Interested in being apart of our competition teams? Contact our front desk for more information.

Contemporary Team Level 6 Monday 8pm-9pm

Contemporary Team Level 5 Wednesday 5pm-6pm

Contemporary Team Level 3 Thursday 4pm-5pm

Contemporary Team Leveled 4 Thursday 6pm-7pm

Contemporary Team Level 6 Monday 8pm-9pm

Elite Contemporary Team Thursday 7:30pm-9pm

Class Timetable

  Class Start Class End Teacher Room
Monday 8:00 pm 9:00 pm Jayden Russell Studio 2
Wednesday 5:00 pm 6:00 pm Shelley Crowley Studio 3
Thursday 4:00 pm 5:00 pm Jayden Russell Studio 3
Thursday 6:00 pm 7:00 pm Jayden Russell Studio 2
Thursday 7:30 pm 9:00 pm Jeni Van Horn Studio 3
Monday
8:00 pm - 9:00 pm - with Jayden Russell - at Studio 2
Wednesday
5:00 pm - 6:00 pm - with Shelley Crowley - at Studio 3
Thursday
4:00 pm - 5:00 pm - with Jayden Russell - at Studio 3
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm - with Jayden Russell - at Studio 2
7:30 pm - 9:00 pm - with Jeni Van Horn - at Studio 3
Jeni Van Horn

Jeni started since the age of 4 years old. Jeni has trained extensively in Jazz, Tap, Hip Hop, Ballet, and Pointe work. Jeni grew up dancing in the Sacramento area and has ben the recipient of numerous awards while competing as a dancer. Throughout High School Jeni danced on the prestige Rocklin High school Dance Team and competed with the team all 4 years where she started choreographing dances for the team as well as the Dance Show. Jeni danced for the Sacramento State fair as part of the Step up Dance Team. Jeni has taught children of all ages for the last 11 years throughout the Sacramento area. She regular is highly sought after as a choreographer for solos, duos & trios. Jeni has coached the Whitney and Rocklin High School Dance Team and is the Current Coach for the Roseville High School Dance Team. Jeni high energy level and challenging choreography brings her dancers to the next level, winning prestigious awards while watching her dancers grow. Jeni’s goal as a teacher is to always challenge her students technically and from them to always strive to do their best, but most importantly for her students to have fun and love coming to class and learning everything she has to offer.

It has been Jeni’s lifelong dream to own her own Studio and now that the dream has become a reality which she is looking forward to sharing the passion with her students. Jeni’s experience in knowing what is takes to run a successful State Of the Art Studio can be partly attributed to the many roles she held in her previous position that has helped prepare her for her role as Studio Director. Jeni’s favorite saying is you work hard, stay strong and believe in yourself you can accomplish anything! Jeni is excited to share all the new and exciting programs Studio 65 Dance Company has to offer the Sacramento area and to share her expertise and passion for the love of dance with you!

Jayden Russell

Jayden Russell is an well trained dancer and has been training for over 19 years. She started dancing age three under the influence and guidance of Rita Mathews. She has grown up dancing in the Sacramento area, training in Jazz, Tap, Theater, Ballet and Contemporary, and has competed in national dance competitions throughout the nation for numerous years. She has been the recipient of the SADA Scholarship recipient award in 2008 and 2014. She has performed and choreographed for her High Schools Advanced Dance Program and continues to mentor current students in the program. She has been an apprentice with Kelli Leighton’s award-winning company CORE Contemporary Dance (formally known as CORE Dance Collective) since 2014, where she concentrated on her true passion for Contemporary styles of Dance. Her energy level and passion for dance will be a great asset to her students. She is currently attending Sacramento State University working towards her Bachelor’s degree.