Jeremy Bensussan earned a BFA in Dance from the University of Minnesota in 2010. Currently he is a proud member of Minnesota Dance Theatre and about to enter his sixth year with the company. Locally Jeremy has danced with Minnesota Dance Theatre, Minnesota Opera, Flying Foot Forum, Out on a Limb Dance Company, Keane Sense of Rhythm, Eclectic Edge Ensemble, Christopher Watson Dance Company, and others. New York dance credits include Dusan Tynek Dance Company and The Bang Group. Regional musical theater credits include Fiddler on the Roof (New York), 9 to 5 (Ohio), Annie Get Your Gun (Wisconsin), French Twist (Minnesota), Heaven (Minnesota), La Cage Aux Folles (Minnesota), and CATS (Rhode Island). Jeremy was the regional producer of the sell-out premiere of the new musical Golden Boys by Horace Turnbull. Jeremy was nominated for a 2014 MN Sage Award for Outstanding Performer. He is the recipient of 2015 MN Sage Award for Outstanding Performance for his participation in Karla Grotting’s Lost Voices in Jazz.
As a teacher Jeremy is a specialist in the buck and wing tap dance style and also teaches jazz tap and rhythm tap, ballet, contemporary, and jazz dance for over 14 years. With his unique knowledge of tap he teaches as a community education instructor, non-profit arts studios and academies, and as a guest teacher in competition settings. He has also coached several professional musical theater performers in the Twin Cities and New York for auditions and performances.