Toni Jennings started dancing when she was three years old, training largely at Chamberlain School of Performing Arts. She studied ballet, tap, jazz, modern, and dance composition. A few of her teachers included Kathy Chamberlain, Suzette Mariaux, Debbie Bray, Joseph Jones, Shannon Werthmann, and Kevyn Robertson. Mrs. Toni has also attended multiple workshops which included guest teachers such as Michelle Kittrell, the dance captain for multiple Broadway musicals such as Hairspray and Legally Blonde. For three years in a row from 2011 to 2013, Mrs. Toni worked with Tracy Jordan, Joe Cutaia, and Ann Briggs at the Dallas Summer Musicals as part of the Hoofin’ Crew. The Hoofin’ Crew is an audition-only tap performance group that performs at the Tap Dance Celebration. She has performed with the Hoofin' Crew during the Dallas Tap Festival and on WFAA Channel 8's Good Morning Texas. Mrs. Toni danced as part of the dance ensemble in McKinney Summer Musical’s (MSM) "My Fair Lady" in 2012 and was the title character of the Fiddler in MSM's "Fiddler on the Roof" in 2013 under the direction of Kevyn Robertson. In addition to being on the stage, Mrs. Toni has been seen working behind the scenes on the sound crew for Dallas Summer Musicals’ High School Musical Theatre Awards Ceremony in 2012 and 2013. In 2012 her ballet students auditioned for and were offered performance spots with the Moscow Ballet for their 2012 Dallas performance of The Nutcracker.
Mrs. Toni worked with Tamara, founder of Tamara’s Dance On Broadway since 2010, before transitioning into Studio T Dance & Acro in 2019. Mrs. Toni has experience teaching many different classes from Preschool Tap/Ballet all the way up to the most advanced Ballet & Jazz. She has taught dance to many students around the DFW area and is certified to teach acro through Acrobatic Arts, a leading acro dance syllabus worldwide.
Mrs. Toni shares her talent and joy for dance by helping her students achieve their very best through discipline and exceptional training based on anatomy and mechanics.