Jeanette has over 20 years of dance and modeling experience spanning from New York, France, Mexico to L.A. She has performed in Super Bowl XXXVII, the 2004 NBA Summer Pro League, Disneyland’s Dance the Magic Parade and aboard the Norwegian Cruiseline’s Gem. She was contracted to choreograph for the GLEE! Project, a musical production off-Broadway (T.S. Eliot’s The Wasteland: The Musical) as well as for an ABA basketball team before working as the choreographer in resorts in Manzanillo, Cancun, Turks and Caicos, and Florida. There, she picked up aerial dance and acrobatics.
She returned to New York City in 2009 to advance her skills in circus, dance and modeling before heading back to California to open up her own studio, Aerial Arts Santa Cruz. She produces large musical theatre shows from her entertainment company, Stellaria Productions, as well as travels internationally to compete in pole and aerial hoop. This summer you can watch Jeanette performing on the concert stage in the sand in front of the Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.
Began diving at age 7 with the Santa Clara Diving Club. She had a successful junior diving career, including a junior national title and a gold medal at the Junior Pan American Games. At age 15 she qualified for the 2006 Senior World Championship team, getting a silver medal in the women’s three meter synchro for the United States. She made various senior international diving competitions, including getting a gold medal at the 2006 Superfinal Grandprix, a silver medal at the 2007 Pan American Games, and a bronze medal at the 2008 World Cup. She qualified for the 2008 Olympic Games, placing fourth in the Women’s three meter synchro.
At the 2014 Summer National Diving Championships, as well as the 2014 Winter National Diving Championships Ariel won the award of women’s overall champion, after winning the three meter individual and placing second on the one meter. She graduated from Florida State University with a major in Media/Communication Studies in May 2014. Ariel has qualified to be a member of the 2015 World championship dive team competing this summer in Kazan, Russia. She is currently training for the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.