Judi Jaekel Aug 8, 2023 Judi Jaekel Judi Jaekel is originally from Michigan, where she graduated from Grand Valley State University with a B.A. in dance and broadcasting. Shortly after graduation, she returned to her alma mater as an adjunct faculty member, teaching modern, improvisation and choreography. In 2015, she moved to New York City to further her dance career. Since then she has performed with modern dance companies such as Shawnbibledanceco and Bomdiggs. Currently, Judi teaches dance around the city at various K-12 schools and in the fall she will be an adjunct professor at Manhattanville College teaching contemporary dance.