Jennifer Weber is an award-winning director-choreographer whose career has spanned concert dance, commercial events, theatre and TV. A physical storyteller at heart, Weber brings projects to life with her unique sense of visual narrative. Weber is the director-choreographer of the international touring hit The Hip Hop Nutcracker, as well as the founder and director of Brooklyn-based hip hop theatre company, Decadancetheatre, for which she was nominated for the “Outstanding Emerging Choreographer” New York Dance and Performance (Bessie) Award and won two Excellence in Choreography awards from The New York International Fringe Festival.
Her concert dance work has toured across the US, UK, Russia and France performing at venues including Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival, The Apollo Theater, The Kennedy Center, Lincoln Center, London’s Southbank Center, The Everyman in Liverpool, New York City Center, Bumbershoot in Seattle, The Music Center, Los Angeles and The Stanislavsky Music Theatre in Moscow. Weber and The Deca Crew competed on Season 2 of TruTV’s theatrical reality competition show Fake Off as well as UK TV staple Blue Peter.
Weber has also choreographed immersive and staged events for brands including American Express, Uber, Ulta, L’Oreal Matrix, Reebok, Philosophy, Marc Jacobs, Hormel and CK2. She is currently the director for the tour of Lifetime’s Bring It! Live With Coach D and the Dancing Dolls.
As a choreographer, her theater credits include the US Premier of Bryony Lavery’s Stockholm at Stageworks/Hudson, PBS’s Odd Squad Live! Tour, James Brown: Get On the Good Foot for The Apollo Theater/US Tour (contributing choreographer with director Otis Sallid). Upcoming theater projects include Cruel Intentions The Musical, (Feb 2017) and Ars Nova’s immersive theater experience, KPOP (Fall 2017)
Weber holds a BA in Communications (Cum Laude) from the University of Pennsylvania and is a member of Lincoln Center Director’s Lab and SDC.