Bobbie's School of Performing Arts

MANDY KORPINEN
Instructor, Experience Company Co-Director

Mandy was born in Thousand Oaks, CA. She started dancing at the age of 2 and competed from age 10 until she graduated on Bobbie’s School of Performing Arts competition team. She was accepted in to Joffrey Ballet School, and the American Ballet Theater training companies where she studied intensively in Ballet and Pointe. After high school she was accepted into the Edge Performing Arts professional scholarship program. She trained at 40 hours a week for a year and finished the program with a professional stage show and with a dance agent. Mandy has worked with some of the biggest choreographers in the dance world, such as Teresa Espinosa, Mandy Moore, Scotty Nguyen, Jamal Sims, Miguel Zarate, John Charron, Peggy Hickey and more.  She danced in the film High School Musical 2, under the direction of Kenny Ortega, and has appeared in music videos for Miley Cyrus and Justin Bieber.  Since completing the Edge PAC Scholarship Program, Mandy has been seen on television in the Video Music Awards, America’s Most Talented Kids, NBA All-Star Jam, Soul Train Lady of Soul Awards and Fresh Beat Band episodes.  Mandy is a regular at Disney’s El Capitan Theatre stage shows and recently toured with Nuclear Cowboyz 2012, choreographed by Scotty Nguyen.

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