Penny Brichta has been an avid Israeli dancer and teacher since college, spending her junior year at Hebrew University in Jerusalem dancing far more than studying.
She has attended dance workshops in the United States and abroad learning from the top choreographers in Israeli dance.
She performed with Nitzanim, Chicago's premier Israeli Folk Dance Troupe for 20 years.
More recently, Penny attended the Karmiel Dance festival and was thrilled to be selected to perform in the new dance competition.
Penny has been teaching the beginner's session at the popular Chicago Israeli Dance group for 25 years. She is a regular teacher at the Door County Folk Dance Festival and has taught Israeli dance at Madison Folk Ball and in Harrisburg, Pennsylvania.
Penny is a certified Jazzercise aerobic dance instructor and teaches several Jazzercise classes each week.