Live Oak Theatre Appoints Jane Russell Geddings Director of Dance
Live Oak Theatre is particularly pleased to announce the appointment of Ms. Jane Russell Geddings as Director of Dance for its Live Oak Conservatory. Ms. Geddings comes to Live Oak from the Patel Conservatory where she served as an adjunct faculty member in both dance and theatre. She also served as the camp director for the Metropolitan Ministries program offered through the conservatory.
Ms. Geddings is a native of Charlotte, North Carolina, and has been teaching movement for over 30 years in all disciplines and styles for all ages, beginner through professional. A lifelong student of movement, she continued to take classes and workshops.
Ms. Geddings has been recognized regionally for her choreography in theatres along the west coast of Florida. In addition to her original works, she has choreographed 50 musicals and countless camps and recitals. She also served on the faculty of Space City Tap Fest, an annual event in Houston, Texas.
To date over her dance career “Miss Jane” has taught in excess of 12,000 students, who have ranged in age from 2 to 92. She has taught tap, ballet, jazz, lyrical, gymnastics, yoga, and other disciplines.
Her enthusiasm and passion are not just limited to dance and theatre. Jane and her husband, classical pianist Robert Miller, are lifetime members of the American Liszt Society. They live in Brooksville where they are currently restoring a 108 year old home.
Miss Jane will oversee dance instruction at the conservatory and will personally offer at least 17 different classes in dance including tap, acro, and ballet. Classes will be held at a variety of times and there are special day classes for home school children and their parents. One of the adult classes includes: “Beginning Tap and Jazz for Grown-ups.”
Attached photo: Jane Russell Geddings
For more information call the box office at 352-593-0027 or email [email protected].
About Live Oak Theatre Company (LOT)
Live Oak Theatre Company (LOT) is a not-for-profit 501 (C) (3) company, located at 21030 Cortez Boulevard, Brooksville, FL 34601. The Live Oak Theatre Company exists to enrich families, individuals and the community as a whole by providing positive artistic experiences in the Performing Arts – including excellent, affordable, and edifying family friendly entertainment, performance, and educational opportunities for Theatre patrons and participants of all ages.
For more information about the Live Oak Theatre Company, including sponsorship and audition opportunities, call 352-593-0027, email [email protected] , or go to www.LiveOakTheatre.org. Visit us on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/LiveOakTheatre.