Joined Ballet Arizona: 2010
Training: Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Houston, The Kirov Academy of Ballet in Washington D.C.
Jessica began her training at the Royal Academy of Fine Arts in Houston, Texas under the direction of Miroslav Bart and Milena Leban. During the summers she attended programs at the School of American Ballet, Kirov Academy of Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, Joffrey Ballet of Chicago, and Houston Ballet. Jessica was a finalist in The Youth America Grand Prix ballet competition in New York from 2004-2006. After accepting an invitation to attend The Kirov Academy of Ballet in Washington D.C. on scholarship, Jessica graduated from the Academy in 2009. Since joining Ballet Arizona in 2009 Jessica has danced in Swan Lake, Ib Andersen’s The Nutcracker, and The Sleeping Beauty. Jessica has also danced in George Balanchine’s Divertimento No.15 and The Four Temperaments. Jessica toured with Ballet Arizona to perform Balanchine’s “Rubies” (from Jewels) at The Chicago Dancing Festival and Andersen’s Play at The Joyce Theatre in New York City.