Mary Lajoie Plutnicki

Instructor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0405
Instructor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0405
Instructor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0405
Instructor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0405
Instructor
Faculty
TEMPE Campus
Mailcode
0405

Biography

Molly Lajoie is an award winning choreographer and has choreographed extensively throughout the valley at most of the professional theatres.  She has choreographed for Phoenix Theatre, Childsplay, Arizona Opera, Phoenix Symphony, Arizona Broadway Theatre, Black Theatre Troupe, Arizona State University, TheatreWorks, Valley Youth Theatre, Greasepaint, and Prather Entertainment.  Three of her shows have been on national tour.  She has also worked as a director and performer in the valley as well as around the country in youth and professional theatre.  Some of her favorite shows choreographed include A Chorus Line, Gypsy, The Producers, Rock the Presidents, Children of Eden, School House Rock Live and Rusalka.  Some of her favorite performing roles include White Christmas (Judy), A Chorus Line (Cassie, Val), Cats (Victoria),  Godspell (Molly), Company (Susan), The Three Javelins (Josefina), Beauty and the Beast (Babette), Seussical the Musical (Bird Girl), Molly Sweeney (Molly) She was also a featured singer for An Evening with Rogers and Hammerstein with the Phoenix Symphony.  Lajoie is a teaching artist for Childsplay for both their summer programs as well as residencies.  She also teaches for Phoenix Theatre’s Summer of Dance program and started her own company Fall into Dance to continue to bring adult dance classes to the valley throughout the year.  Lajoie is represented by Dani’s Agency.

Education

Intregrated Program Certificate, AMDA, New York, 1998

BA, Communications and Theatre, University of Notre Dame, 1996

Minorm Modern Dance, Saint Mary's College, 1996

Courses

Spring 2020
Course Number Course Title
MUP 466 Broadway Dance
MUP 467 Music Theatre Dance Technique
MUP 494 Special Topics
MUP 566 Broadway Dance
MUP 567 Music Theatre Dance Technique
MUP 598 Special Topics
Fall 2019
Course Number Course Title
MUP 466 Broadway Dance
MUP 467 Music Theatre Dance Technique
MUP 494 Special Topics
MUP 566 Broadway Dance
MUP 590 Reading and Conference
MUP 598 Special Topics
Spring 2019
Course Number Course Title
MUP 466 Broadway Dance
MUP 494 Special Topics
MUP 566 Broadway Dance
MUP 598 Special Topics
Fall 2018
Course Number Course Title
MUP 466 Broadway Dance
MUP 494 Special Topics
MUP 566 Broadway Dance
MUP 598 Special Topics
Spring 2018
Course Number Course Title
MUP 466 Broadway Dance
MUP 494 Special Topics
MUP 566 Broadway Dance
MUP 598 Special Topics
Fall 2017
Course Number Course Title
MUP 494 Special Topics
MUP 598 Special Topics
Spring 2017
Course Number Course Title
MUP 466 Broadway Dance
MUP 494 Special Topics
MUP 566 Broadway Dance
MUP 598 Special Topics
Fall 2016
Course Number Course Title
MUP 494 Special Topics
MUP 598 Special Topics
Spring 2016
Course Number Course Title
MUP 494 Special Topics
MUP 598 Special Topics
Fall 2015
Course Number Course Title
MUP 470 Music Theatre VII: Broadway Da
MUP 566 Broadway Dance