Wellcome toHilo
Jesse's Performing Arts Center


JIAXI (JESSE) Li
Phone: 808 491 7877
Email:balletjesse@gmail.com
Education
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Master of Fine Arts in Dance Choreography, May 2012
Shanghai Theatre Academy, Shanghai, China
Bachelor of Arts in Dance Performance, July 2006
Certification
James Miller Yoga Teacher Certificate, Iowa City, August 2011
IPA International Registered Chinese Teacher Certificate, Beijing, May 2013
Experience
The school of Peridance, NYC, current
Administrative Aid Substitute Teacher
Xia Ying Dance Center, Flushing, NYC, May to August, 2012 Administrative Aid
1. Updated dance center website, social media, translate Chinese to English on website, built school on-line profile, built employee’s bio on website
Dance Instructor
2. Taught Adult Modern/ballet Dance Class, Children’s Modern Dance Class (6 – 11 years old),
Children’s Ballet Class advance level (10 – 16 years old), Children’s Ballet Class beginning level (3-6 years old)
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA 2011-2012
Dance Instructor
Created Course Plan, wrote syllabus, graded tests and papers, check attendance
Taught College level Beginning Ballet, Continuing Ballet, Beginning Modern
City ballet school of San Diego, San Diego, CA 2006-2008 Dance Instructor
Planed lessons
Pre-professional level ballet (3 years old), Level 1 and 1b (7- 9 years old), Level 2 and 3
(10 -13 years old), Adult level Ballet
Ya Lei dance studio and Golden Vienna Dance Studio, ShangHai, China
Children’s Ballet teacher
1. Ballet (3 to 6 years old)
University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA
Dance Choreographer, 2009-2012 Ballet Arizona, Phoenix, AZ
2004-2006
Dancer, 2008-2009
City Ballet of San Diego, San Diego, CA
Dancer, 2006-2008
Sunflower Children with Disability Rehabilitation Center, Shi Jing Shan District, Beijing Volunteer Children’s creative movement teacher, May to August 2013
Choreographed Dance: Four Season, Spring
Taught Children use dance as a way of communication
Skills
Skills
Proficient in Chinese and English, Microsoft Office, Microsoft Power Point, research, dance performance, choreography, teaching.
Awards & Honors
University of Iowa
Iowa Arts Fellowship for academic year 2009-2011
Shanghai Theatre Academy
Honors Graduate (only top 5% of graduating seniors receive this honor), ,
First Prize scholarship for academic year 2005, Second Prize scholarship for academic year 2004 Professional
Guangzhou International Modern Dance Festival, China 2011
First Prize in choreography and performance for Solo dance You Yu.
   
Ming Ginger Li

  Taiqi Teacher. 
 Ginger has studied Tai Qi many Years.
She is the expert in Tai Qi sword
And the use of Qi in Tai Qi.

Beside TaiQi, Ginger also owns a dual
degree in History 
From Southwest University,China 
and Law school degree
from Southwest Legiletive University, China
She is now a student of Hawai Community College International English Program.

​contact: 808 825 0823