Degrees and Certifications:
Ms. Jamie Shackelford
Jamie is a Lexington native and a SCAPA graduate. She began as a contemporary dance major, switching to a ballet major upon entering high school. She also graduated from the Pre-Engineering program at Lafayette. After graduating high school, Jamie danced professionally with the Kentucky Ballet Theatre and attended the University of Kentucky where she graduated from the Honors Program and the College of Education with a B.S. in Kinesiology Exercise Science. Jamie has also danced professionally with The Ballroom House and has been a guest artist for Gloria Deo School of the Arts. Before returning to SCAPA to teach, she was a performer for Disney Cruise Line where she also worked as a maintenance choreographer. Jamie has taught at multiple dance studios in the Lexington and surrounding areas, including but not limited to the Kentucky Ballet Theatre Academy, Dancer's Studio, The Ballroom House, and Winchester Christian Ballet. She is currently on faculty, teaching dance at Centre College. In her free time, Jamie enjoys traveling and being outdoors.