Ballet Idaho Academy Faculty
Jessica, now a principal with Ballet Idaho, grew up in Jackson, New Jersey. She studied dance with Princeton Ballet School and Academy of Dance Arts, where she successfully passed the Royal Academy of Dance major examinations and performed as a pre-professional dancer with Company of Dance Arts. She attended summer intensives at Kirov Ballet, Washington School of Ballet, and Complexions Contemporary Ballet. Her performance highlights include Sugar Plum Fairy in The Nutcracker, The Lilac Fairy in The Sleeping Beauty, and Tiger Lily in Peter Pan. She’s performed Balanchine’s Tall Girl in Rubies from Jewels and 2nd Violin in Concerto Barocco. Other pinnacle roles include Fairy Godmother in Liang’s Cinderella, Lar Lubovitch’s Something About Night, and an original role in Danielle Rowe’s Dreamland. Jessica has performed with Nevada Ballet Theatre, Anchorage Classical Ballet, LED, Project Flux, and numerous commercial businesses. Jessica teaches ballet and body conditioning at Ballet Idaho Academy and throughout New Jersey. She is a certified yoga instructor and lead actress in the locally produced Boise film, Almosting It. This is her fifteenth season with Ballet Idaho.