Jessica grew up in Jackson, New Jersey. She studied dance with the Princeton Ballet School and the Academy of Dance Arts, where she successfully passed the Royal Academy of Dance major examinations and performed as a pre-professional dancer with the Company of Dance Arts. She has attended summer intensives at the Kirov Ballet, the Washington School of Ballet, and Complexions Contemporary Ballet.
This is Jessica’s tenth season with Ballet Idaho and she was promoted to the role of soloist for the 2016/17 season. Some of her performance highlights include the Sugar Plum Fairy, Snow Queen, and Dew Drop Fairy in The Nutcracker, The Lilac Fairy in The Sleeping Beauty, Tiger Lily in Peter Pan, and principal roles in Peter Anastos’s Night Crawlers and Sweet Dreams. She has also performed in Balanchine’s works as Tall Girl in Rubies and 2nd Violin in Concerto Barocco. Jessica has performed with Nevada Ballet Theatre, Anchorage Classical Ballet, Project Flux, Boise Dance Co-op, The Bench Musical, and at Treefort Music Festival.
In addition to performing, Jessica teaches ballet and body conditioning at the Ballet Idaho Academy and throughout New Jersey. She is a certified yoga instructor and lead actress of locally produced Boise film, Almosting It.
Sponsored for the 2017/18 season by Erin and Randy Nuxoll.