"Movement never lies!"
Professional Movement Specialist
Jennifer Mizenko is a Professor Emeritus of Dance and Movement for the Actor at the University of Mississippi. She has a B.A. in Psychology from Kenyon College, and an M.A. in dance from The Ohio State University. Her expanded studies include period dance with Wendy Hilton and Richard Powers, the study of T'ai Chi with Maggie Newman, and the work of Jerzy Growtoski with the Teatr Piesn Kozla in Poland and Anna-Helena McLean founder and Artistic Director of the Moon Fool Company, and the Michael Chekhov acting technique with the international organization MICHA. Jennifer is a teaching member of Alexander Technique International, and served as Chair of the organization, 2007-2011. She is also a Laban Movement Analyst certified by LIMS, and recently became a certified yoga teacher from Yandara Yoga Institute in Baja Mexico. She has presented internationally at Laban and Alexander conferences and specializes in the teaching of Character Physicalization, integrating her knowledge of dance, LBMA, Chekhov and the Alexander Technique. Her choreography has been featured in the gala concert at the American College Dance Association on numerous occasions. Jennifer is one of the co-authors of the recently published The Laban Workbook for Actors, A Practical Guide with Video. Currently Jennifer is studying with Theatrical Intimacy Educators, with the goal of becoming a Theatrical Intimacy Director.