Studio V is a creative space for artists and people that want to build in an environment with endless possibilities and opportunities. We are proud to have a talented team of choreographers who are an integral part of our mission to open doors for ambitious dancers by providing high-quality choreography and instruction to a range of ages, levels, and styles. Owner/Founder: Krystal “Phoenix” Jennings is dedicated in providing a space for people to create and excel.
Born and raised in the Bay Area, Krystal “Phoenix” Jennings graduated from one of the most prestigious art institutions in San Francisco, The School the Arts. Her studies and knowledge expand to multiple styles of dance such as Ballet, Modern, Afro-Haitian, Salsa, International Latin, Argentine Tango, and a series of Urban styles. She was a member of several dance companies before finally making the decision to pave her own path and lead an empire alongside, now husband, Christopher "Pharside" Jennings. She is the proud owner and operator of Studio V LA, CEO of Academy of Villains (AOV), and Founder of Young Skull Club (YSC). She teaches nationally and internationally and takes pride in mentoring the youth of today. She tours all over the US with Velocity Dance Convention as one of their faculty members and judges and headlines for the infamous World of Dance. Not to mention, she and her husband both choreograph for So You Think You Can Dance and have been featured on America’s Got Talent and TruTV’s Fakeoff. She is a creator, choreographer, mentor, and performer that leads by example and has become an icon for strong women in the dance industry.