Film Credits

Multidisciplinary artist

JoAnn’s career crosses the roles of choreographer, director, producer and acting coach. Her abilities to merge these fields has made her a unique asset in the industry with over 25 years experience.



Acting Coach

Avatar 3 / Dir. James Cameron
Avatar 2 / Dir. James Cameron
Boarding School / Dir. Boaz Yakin
“MAX” MGM / Dir. Boaz Yakin
EXTRAORDINARY MEASURES, CBS Films / Dir. Tom Vaughn
YOUTH IN ROVOLT, Weinstein Co. / Miguel Arteta
MIMZY, New Line Pictures / Dir. Bob Shaye
FREEDOM WRITERS, Paramount / Dir. Richard LaGravenese
INDIAN IN THE CUPBOARD, Kennedy / Marshall Co./Dir. Frank Oz
A PRICE BELOW RUBIES, Miramax / Dir. Boaz Yakin
FRESH, Miramax Films / Dir. Boaz Yakin
PRIVATE COACHING AVAILABLE

Choreography

Feature Films +

Avatar 3 / Dir. James Cameron
Avatar 2 / Dir. James Cameron
Boarding School / Dir. Boaz Yakin
“MAX” / Dir. Boaz Yakin
THE ANGRIEST MAN IN BROOKLYN, w-Robin Williams / Dir. Phil Alden Robinson
END OF WATCH, w-Jake Gyllenhaal / Dir. David Ayer
RANGO, w-Johhny Depp / Dir. Gore Verbinski
EXTRAORDINARY MEASURES, w-Harrison Ford & Brendan Fraser / Dir. Tom Vaughn
TAKING WOODSTOCK, Dir. Ang Lee
CONFESSIONS OF A SHOPAHOLIC, w-Hugh Dancey & Isla Fisher / Dir. P.J. Hogan
THE TIME TRAVELER’S WIFE, (Movement Coach) w-Rachel McAdams / Dir. Robert Schwentke
DEATH IN LOVE, w-Josh Lucas, Adam Brody / Dir. Boaz Yakin
WHO DO YOU LOVE, Dir. Jerry Zaks
FOUR CHRISTMASES, w-Vince Vaughn & Reese Witherspoon / Dir. Seth Gordon
THE SPIRIT, w-Paz Vega / Dir. Frank Miller
THE LUCKY ONES, (Movement Coach) w-Rachel McAdams / Dir. Neil Burger
MEET BILL, w-Jessica Alba, Aaron Eckhart / Dir. Melisa Wallack
HOUNDDOG, w-Dakota Fanning / Dir. Deborah Kampmeier
LONELY HEARTS, w-Salma Hayek & Jared Leto / Dir. Todd Robinson
TAKE THE LEAD, w-Antonio Banderas / Dir. Liz Friedlander
MRS. HARRIS, w-Sir Ben Kingsley & Annette Bening / Dir: Phyllis Nagy
MARILYN HOTCHKISS’ BALLROOM DANCING & CHARM SCHOOL, w-Marisa Tomei, Robert Carlyle / Dir: Randall Miller
RUMOR HAS IT, w-Jennifer Aniston, Kevin Costner / Dir. Rob Reiner
ELIZABETHTOWN, w-Susan Sarandon / Dir. Cameron Crowe
IN HER SHOES, w-Shirley Maclaine & Cameron Diaz / Dir. Curtis Hanson
SHALL WE DANCE (Paulina’s Party), w- Jennifer Lopez & Richard Gere / Dir: Peter Chelsom
DIRTY DANCING – HAVANA NIGHTS, w-Diego Luna / Dir: Guy Ferland
ALONG CAME POLLY, w-Jennifer Aniston & Ben Stiller / Dir. John Hamburg
THE PIRATES OF THE CARIBBEAN, w-Johnny Depp / Dir. Gore Verbinski
UPTOWN GIRLS, w-Dakota Fanning & Brittany Murphy / Dir. Boaz Yakin
THE MEXICAN, w-Brad Pitt & Julia Roberts / Dir. Gore Verbinski
REMEMBER THE TITANS, w-Denzel Washington / Dir. Boaz Yakin
LUCKY NUMBERS, w- John Travolta / Dir. Nora Ephron
WHAT DREAMS MAY COME, w- Robin Williams / Dir. Vincent Ward
FEAR AND LOATHING IN LAS VEGAS, w- Johnny Depp / Dir. Terry Gilliam
MOLLY, w-Elizabeth Shue / Dir. John Duigan
THE ASTRONAUT’S WIFE, w-Johnny Depp / Dir. Rand Ravich
187, w-Samuel Jackson / Dir. Kevin Reynolds
MICHAEL, w-John Travolta / Dir. Nora Ephron
MULTIPLICITY, w-Michael Keaton / Dir. Harold Ramis
BODY LANGUAGE, w-Tom Berenger / Dir: George Case
WHITE MAN’S BURDEN, w-John Travolta / Dir: Desmond Nakano
CADILLAC RANCH, w-Suzy Amis / Dir. Lisa Gottlieb
TWO SMALL BODIES, w-Suzy Amis / Dir. Beth B.
THE BALLAD OF LITTLE JO, w-Suzy Amis / Dir: Maggie Greenwald

Television +

GETTING ON, HBO
I HATE MY TEENAGE DAUGHTER, 20th Century Fox Television
STATE OF MIND, (Eps. 7) Lifetime
TWINS, w-Melanie Griffith / The WB
CHARMED, w-Alyssa Milano & Billy Zane / The WB
X-FILES, 20th Century Fox Television
STRONG MEDICINE, Lifetime Television / Whoopi Goldberg Prods.
ROSWELL, 20th Century Fox Television / WB Network
THIEVES – TITLE SEQUENCE, w-John Stamos / ABC Promo/ Digital Kitchen
THE NEXT BIG THING, w-David Allan Grier / Big Ticket Television

Commercials +

NFL/VISA, Traktor Films
HANES, Doomsday/Ninja Entertainment
ACURA, Skunk Productions – Dir. Raf Wathion
HYNDAI, Dir. Janusz Kaminski
NUTRISYSTEMS, w/ Lawrence Taylor & Dan Marino
BONIVA, w-Sally Field Cohn & Co.
SECRET, Moxie Pictures Dir. Pam Thomas
ADVIL, Order
GLOBAL WARMING, PSA w-Rachel McAdams
CHANDON, S/W/A/Y studio
KAY JEWELERS, Independent Media Inc. / Dir: Peter Chelsom
HONDA, Cente Services
TARGET, Epoch Films / Peterson Milla Hooks
PEPCID, AC Tool of North America
PEPSI, Tool of North America
KEYSTONE BEER, Area 51 Films
TARGET, Nocturnal Films/3 spots
GEICO INSURANCE, A Band Apart/Commercial
DENNY’S, Green Dot
McDONALDS, M-80/Dir. Tenney Fairchild
PRINGLES, MPH
BLUE CROSS, Steifel & Co./Dir. Peter Kagan
McDONALDS, Electric Avenue Films
SNET/CELEBRATION, Peterman Moss Films/Dir. Tenney Fairchild

Music Video +

THE SATURDAYS “HIGHER”, Dir. Taylor Cohen
NIKKA COSTA “STUCK TO YOU”, Dir. Alma Harel
WILL.I.AM “HEARTBREAKER”, DNA Productions
BEIRUT “ELEPHANT GUN”, Partizan / Dir. Alma Harel
GUSTAVO SANTAOLALLA “THE BAJOFONDO TANGO CLUB”, Partizan / Dir. Alma Harel

Internet +

SPLATTER CUTS, (FILM SERIES) Dir: Danny Devito
TALES FROM THE EASTSIDE, DEN Productions

Theater +

SHANGHAI WORLD EXPO, Producers Larry Billman & Teresa Taylor
TRIBUTE TO MOZART, Budakan Toyko
“PEARL OF THE HAVANA” LIVE EVENT, Andre Sobel River of Life Foundation
HOT LIPS, Sally Kellerman/Stage Production/Dir: JoAnn Jansen
MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, Ahmanson Theater/Dir. Sir Peter Hall
ROMEO & JULIET, Ahmanson Theater/Dir. Sir Peter Hall
MEASURE FOR MEASURE, Ahmanson Theater/Dir. Sir Peter Hall
HECUBA, Yale Repertory Theater/Dir. Jennifer Tipton
THE TEMPEST, Guthrie Theater, MN/Dir. Jennifer Tipton

Director

Selected Credits
SHANGHAI WORLD EXPO
Producers Larry Billman & Teresa Taylor

“PEARL OF THE HAVANA ” LIVE EVENT
Andre Sobel River of Life Foundation

DANCIN’ ON THE EDGE (Film Trailer)
Producer Jonathan Krane

UPTOWN GIRLS (Music Video within Film)
Dir. Boaz Yakin

SOMETHING KOOL (Theatre Piece)
Sally Kellerman/Prod. Jonathan D Krane

THE WHISKEY HEIR (Short Subject)
Producers: Lawrence Bender, Kim Cooper, Ira Halberstadt

ANGEL OF THE ODD (Short Subject)
Written by JoAnn F. Jansen
*Canadian Int’l Film Festival Award

TRIBUTE TO MOZART
Vienna Symphony/Budakan Theater Tokyo
40 dancers and 8 opera stars

COCA COLA
Spec spot/Produced by A Band Apart

NOKIA
Spec spot/Produced by A Band Apart

CARDIO SALSA
Directed & Produced by JoAnn Jansen

Producer

Selected Credits

“Boarding School”
Co-Produced, Choreographer and Acting Coach

“PEARL OF THE HAVANA ” LIVE EVENT
Andre Sobel River of Life Foundation

DIRTY DANCING – HAVANA NIGHTS (Diego Luna)
Co-Producer
w. Lawrence Bender / Miramax

A PRICE BELOW RUBIES (Renee Zellweger)
Co-Producer
w. Lawrence Bender / Miramax

WHITE MAN’S BURDEN (John Travolta)
Associate Producer
w. Lawrence Bender / A Band Apart

FRESH (Samuel Jackson)
Associate Producer
w. Lawrence Bender / Miramax

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