Directed by Miss Natalie Jameson and Co-Directed by Miss Shawn Vitale, Jameson Dance Company aims to create a fun filled dance family for years to come! We offer training classes (with multiple teachers) as well as competition teams, solos/duets/trios! We have a smaller hourly requirement, so we encourage training in ballet and other styles (such as acro, tap, etc) at other studios. At Jameson Dance Company, we believe in uniting dancers! JDC is a family and we enjoy having fun too! We have a big/little sister program, team bonding nights, photo shoots, community performances, competitions, conventions, nationals & much more!
Natalie Jameson has been an Orange County competitive choreographer, dance instructor & coach for over 17 years, where she’s honed her craft at Dance Dynamics, PCAD, Oceanside Dance Academy, Richter, and many more. Natalie has trained in the commercial dance department at OCSA,winning best lyrical dancer of the year her senior year, continuing as a dance major at OCC & Chapman University. She is currently a guest choreographer for TDC in Carmel, CA. She has created pieces for high schools such as Mater Dei HS, SJHHS, Esperanza HS & MVHS. Miss Jameson continues to judge for high school dance team auditions and competitions. Natalie was a Certified Move Competition judge in 2015. Having won multiple choreography awards, choreographing is her biggest passion. She headed her own pre-professional dance company, Jameson & Co, created in 2016. In 2021-Jameson Dance Company for competitive dancers! She cannot wait to share her love of dance with the next generation!
Shawn Vitale credits Jimmie DeFore Dance Center for her divine training and diversity. Trained extensively in Hip Hop, Jazz, Lyrical, Tap, Ballet, Musical Theater, Contemporary, Modern and Latin styles, Shawn has a broad knowledge of dance. Shawn is also a certified Gyrotonic® instructor and loves working one on one with clients. Teaching at numerous dance studios and high schools, for the past 16 years, has given her the opportunity to refine her teaching skills. Her versatile choreography has won countless awards including best choreography. Shawn choreographed a live performance for pop artist Viennie V and a music video for Brazilian pop sensation; Liz D. Shawn has lit up the stage with artists such as Deborah Cox, Chioke Dmachi, MO’AT and Apoetnomadali, opening for Christina Milian and The Dream. She also appeared in the third installment of the Harold and Kumar movies. Ms. Vitale is currently working on growing her business, AfterHours Dance Studio, in Costa Mesa, California. She is eager to share her knowledge with dancers young and old to help them improve and excel.
Will graduated from Chapman University where he started the nationally ranked, Chapman Dance Team. He danced and did acrobat for Disney for nearly 9 years. He was also on Pace All Stars in 2012 when they were chosen to be Team USA for Jazz and Pom They were titled World and International champs that year. Now Will coaches and choreographs for many high schools and studios teaching songleading, cheerleading, dance, and acrobatics. His teams have won many regional and national competitions in many styles and divisions.
At age 12, Chloe discovered her passion for classical ballet under the guidance and mentorship of Lauren Richter and the Vaganova ballet technique. During her training, she was selected on scholarship as an ambassador to the National Security Language Initiative for Youth (NSLI-Y) in Moscow, Russia. At the completion of her program she was invited to attend the Bolshoi Ballet Academy year round program in Moscow. Chloe continued training in Paris Opera Ballet, Dutch National Ballet, Brussels International Ballet, Arizona Ballet, Colorado Ballet and State Street Ballet. Chloe received awards from Youth American Grand Prix as a dancer and choreographer. She choreographed an excerpt for the Colorado Philharmonic Symphony’s performance of Rodeo and has created various contemporary and jazz pieces for Colorado Ballet’s Saturday Soirees. Chloe enjoys teaching, choreographing, and inspiring artists! She looks forward to sharing her knowledge and love for the beautiful art form of dance!