Jami Shapiro is a New York native and Los Angeles transplant
with a little bit of everything in between, with her dance career touring her
throughout 47 states and six countries.
Jami completed her undergraduate studies with a B.A in Dance
Performance & Dance Education and a B.S in Sports, Art & Entertainment
Management from Point Park University. While on international tours with VEE
Corporation as a featured role, swing dancer and assistant performance
director, she continued her passion for arts administration by completing her
M.B.A from University of Phoenix.
Jami’s New York performance credits include: Madison Square
Garden with FLO Dance Company, three seasons as a soloist with BEings Dance and
three seasons with ASEID Contemporary Dance Company as both a dancer and stage
manager. Her Los Angeles performance credits include: Derek Mitchell’s SYTYCD
submission, Hello Kitty Con, Robert McAtee iTunes album release and a season
As a choreographer, Jami has assisted Cheryl
Baxter on Sesame Street Live’s Make a New Friend and Hello Kitty’s KittyCon.
She has taught extensively throughout the country, including Point Park
University community classes, her alma mater Long Island High School for the
Arts and numerous dance studios. Her most recent adventure was with
London-based company, Awareness Through Dance, where she spent three weeks
empowering the people of Ghana, Africa through dance education, choreography