Adjunct Faculty Member in Dance
Jacqueline Bobet teaches various levels of jazz and modern dance technique at the University of Houston, as well as a distance learning, dance appreciation course which she co-developed. She is also adjunct faculty at Rice University where she teaches jazz, modern, hiphop, ballroom, creative movement and a stretch class. Jackie has been recognized by the UH Dance Program with an outstanding faculty member award and by Rice University with the Frank W. Bearden Award for Teaching Excellence.
In addition to her university dance teaching positions, Jackie taught modern dance at The Hope Center, was a dance teaching artist with Young Audiences of Houston for many years, and trained in ballroom dance.
Outside of teaching, Jackie is an independent choreographer/performer who has presented choreography at the Wortham Theatre in downtown Houston, Big Range Dance Festival, Houston Fringe Festival, Rice, University of Houston, Mount Holyoke College, American College Dance Festivals in New England and Texas, and the Houston Jewish Community Center's Summer Series. Her performance credits include Big Range Dance Festival, Houston Fringe Festival, and Miller Outdoor Theatre. In 2015, she produced her first evening-length show called, “Tales from the Nickel,” which premiered in Houston at The Barn.
Jacqueline received her B.A. in Dance and Visual Art from Mount Holyoke College in Massachusetts and is currently pursuing a master’s degree in kinesiology from the University of Texas.