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Janelle Buzzetta

Staff Info

Position: Instructor, Choreographer, Dancer
ADP Classes: Ballet, Acro, Hip Hop
Training: Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Lyrical, Contemporary Hip Hop, Acro,

Profile

Janelle

Janelle Buzzetta graduated from San Jose State University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Dance. She has studied ballet at Morgan Hill Dance Center, Lana's Dance Studio, South Valley Dance Arts, South Bay Dance Center, and Bay Ballet Academy. She also danced with ABT's summer intensive in 2012 and Kirov's ballet academy intensive in 2014. Janelle worked as an Assistant Thesis Coordinator with Hollins MFA program in 2016 and with choreographers including Heather Cooper, Raphael Boumaila, Maria Basile, Dominique Lomuljo Serapio, Mike Esperanza, Britt Juleen, Michael Uthoff, Maximo Califano, and Dalia Rawson. Her ballet performance experience includes Swan Lake, The Nutcracker, and Sleeping Beauty as Odette, Sugar Plum Fairy, and Arora. She also performed in Jose Limon's Choreographic Offering, Psalm, and excerpts from Missa Brevis. While still occasionally performing, Janelle also loves to teach and choreograph for dance studios. She has restaged pieces and taught choreography for Bay Ballet Academy's La Fille Mal Gardee At ShowStoppers in 2022, her dancers placed first in platinum for a ballet piece and gold for her lyrical piece. Janelle has been teaching dance for about 10 years now and is currently the head ballet teacher at Studio Three Dance, where she has been teaching for the past 4 years.