A southern California native, Spencer Jensen
received his BFA in Dance at California State University, Long Beach, and has continued to perform as a freelance dancer in both Los Angeles and Orange County. Spencer received his formal dance education from Keith Johnson, Rebecca Lemme, Lorin Johnson, Summer Brown, Rebecca Bryant, and Alicia Head. His credits include performing as a dancer in Willam Shakespeare’s "The Tempest" at the Walt Disney Concert along with the LA Philharmonic under the direction of Barry Edelstein and choreographed by Patrick McCollum, "FLEX" presented by L.A. Dance Project’s MAKING:LA Residency Program choreographed by Jay Carlon, and Keith Johnson and Dancers’ 20th Anniversary Show. He has also performed in works by various notable choreographers such as Rebecca Lemme, Norbert De La Cruz III, Alex Ketley, Alessio Silvestrin, Lorin Johnson, Tristan Ching, Nina Waisman, Flora Wiegmann, and Charles Weidman.
Spencer attended San Francisco Conservatory of Dance’s summer intensive program, under the direction of Summer Lee Rhatigan, as well as Diavolo’s spring intensive where he was later invited to work under their second company, DVLO2. His awards and recognitions include consecutive ballet training scholarships at South Coast Conservatory, The Angels for the Arts Scholarship at Saddleback Community College, and both the Celeste Kennedy and Gloria Newman Scholarships at CSULB.