Ms. Jasmine ~ Ballet, Modern, Jazz & Hip-Hop
Jasmine Newsome is a Dance Anthropologist, Choreographer and Instructor from North Carolina. She received her degrees from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, where she studied under great choreographers and directors including Dr. Jan Van Dyke, Elizabeth BJ Sullivan and Gerri Houlihan. While in North Carolina, Jasmine instructed, mentored and tutored students from ages 18 months to adult in the art of dance. She had the privilege of working extensively with groups of teenagers on finding a motivation for life, and an outlet, through dance. Jasmine also trained and choreographed for several competition squads and professional dance teams in the area before relocating to Philadelphia.
In 2010, Jasmine moved to Philadelphia to continue pursuing her professional performance career. Jasmine danced for Infatuation Dance Company, and after two years was promoted to Assistant Artistic Director. Under the management of Joox Entertainment, Jasmine has worked with several grammy award winning producers and directors, while training R&B, Pop and Rap artists during their live performances and tours. She is currently teaching dance classes for all ages in the Philadelphia region. Jasmine currently also works with DJ Diamond Kuts of Power 99FM and R&B/Pop artists Dev Stephon, Ejypt and Musical Zu. Jasmine is currently a member of the Roger Lee Dance Company in Philadelphia, PA.
Freestyle Dance Academy is thrilled to have such a passionate & versatile dancer in our program. Besides ballet, Jasmine has the ability & knowledge to teach almost every dance style that exists. Her passion & love for dance is her biggest asset, as she instills a fire for dance & movement into each of her students.