Jessica Schindel is from Cedar Rapids, Iowa. She graduated from the University of Iowa in 2011 where she majored in Communication Studies and received her Entrepreneurial Certificate. She began taking dance classes at the age of 3 and has been dancing ever since. She competed with her studio’s competition team for eight years and was on the Prairie Varsity Dance Team for four years while in high school. During college, Miss Jessica was a 4-year member of the University of Iowa Dance Team where she worked with well-known choreographers and competed nationally. Jessica previously served as the head dance team coach at Mount Mercy University and has 5+ years of teaching and choreography experience. Miss Jessica has taught a variety of classes at Debut including jazz, hip hop, lyrical and dance team. This is Miss Jessica’s 7th year teaching at Debut Dance, and she is excited to be stepping into a bigger role with the Forte Company!