"For truth to tell, dancing in all its forms cannot be excluded from the curriculum of all noble education: dancing with the feet, with ideas, with words, and, need I add that one must also be able to dance with pen- that one must learn how to write." Friedrich Nietzsche
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Jenny Thompson is a new contributor to The Dance Enthusiast. She resides in Manhattan after receiving her extremely random yet awesome Bachelors Degree from NYU in Dance Studies, Choreography, and Performance Writing, followed by her Masters in Arts Administration from the University of Kentucky. She has freelanced as a dance and theater critic since 2008 for EYE ON THE ARTS and, from 2010-2016, for Examiner.com. After spending four years working in development for the fabulous modern dance company, RIOULT Dance NY, Jenny joined Dunch Arts, LLC, where she's had the pleasure of working on various fundraising initiatives for the likes of Dorrance Dance, Mark Morris Dance Group, Primary Stages, and The New Group. Jenny has been a proud Groove With Me volunteer since 2011, teaching a jazz dance class for girls ages 13-18; she also recently joined Groove With Me's Young Professionals Committee.