Jennifer Hamilton started dancing at age 4 in her hometown of Camarillo, California. Her training continued at various dance studios in Los Angeles, most importantly at Tremaine dance studio. That is where Jennifer took class and met Marguerite Derricks, her mentor. She was a part of her teen company for 4 years, and started assisting her professionally soon after. She has been blessed with working on numerous projects as a choreographer, dancer, actress, and associate choreographer. Jennifer also enjoys her teaching career around the country on various convention circuits and in dance studios. She currently teaches classes in Los Angeles at the EGDE, and has a growing list of private clients for dance instruction and personal training.
With about 40 films under her belt, Jennifer has worked with the Mike Myers, on all three "Austin Powers" films, "The Cat in the Hat," and "The Love Guru" with Jessica Alba. Jennifer choreographed the newly released film “Yogi Bear” where Yogi and Boo-boo get their groove on. “Easy A,” with Emma Stone and Amanda Bynes, and the edgy controversial film “The Runaways,” starring Dakota Fanning and Kristen Stewart. She recently choreographed for the television shows "CSI,""Bones," "The Undercovers," and "I’m in the Band." Look out for the new Travelzoo commercial Jen choreographed. She was the associate choreographer on the newly released "No Strings Attached" with Natalie Portman and Ashton Kutcher. She danced on "Dancing with the Star"s for a tribute to dance in film last season. She was the associate choreographer on the new "FAME" feature film. Jennifer was associate choreographer for the opening number of the "81st Annual Academy Awards," with Hugh Jackman. Jennifer did a run of the indie rock ballet, The Question, at the Montalban Theater, where she was dancing as lead character, Ellen.
In 2008, she worked on the popular Guitar Hero commercials with Kobe Bryant and Heidi Klum, and an HP commercial with Fergie. Jennifer was also featured in a couple episodes of HBO’s hit, True Blood, for their second season. She was associate choreographer on "Spiderman 3," "Rush Hour 3" and "Step Brothers" with Will Ferrell. Jennifer choreographed indie drama "Phoebe in Wonderland" with newcomer, Elle Fanning. She has worked with Ben Stiller on "Starsky & Hutch," and on "Meet the Fockers," which gave her the opportunity to also work with Dustin Hoffman and Barbara Streisand. "Little Miss Sunshine" was another one of her favorites where she was associate choreographer on in 2005. Jennifer helped the late Bernie Mac & Ashton Kutcher move in "Guess Who?" Jennifer also enjoyed working with Cameron Diaz & Drew Barrymore on "Charlie’s Angels," and rehearsing with Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie in the highly talked about" Mr. and Mrs. Smith." She worked with Jennifer Garner in "13 Going on 30" for the unforgettable Thriller scene, and Sean William Scott on his fierce dance-off in "American Pie III." She enjoyed dancing alongside one of her longtime favorites, Lenny Kravitz in his "Lady" video. Perhaps Jennifer is most proud of her accomplishments in the Showtime film "A Time For Dancing," where she got the chance to co-star and dance in the film.
Some of Jennifer’s additional television credits include: Choreographer on CSI: Miami and Your Mama Don’t Dance. She has also appeared on Eli Stone, That 70’s Show, 3rdRock From the Sun, Cedric the Entertainer Presents, and Tracey Takes On. She has worked on many television specials such as the MTV Movie Awards, VH1 Vogue Fashion Award, Fashion Rocks, VH1 Divas, and the 2001 & 2002 Ice Challenges, where Jennifer danced w/ Brian Boitano as “The Girl From Impanema.” With more than a handful of commercials behind her, Jennifer has also had the opportunity of working on several stage productions. These include A Class Act at the Ambassador Theater on Broadway, the erotic Cirque Du Soleil show Zumanity, Finian’s Rainbow, The Rocky Horror Picture Show with David Arquette at the Tiffany Theater, and Little Shop of Horrors at the Alley Theater in Houston.