Jess grew up just outside of Philadelphia, where she began her dance training at the age of five. She
spent her adolescence studying and competing in Jazz, Tap, Ballet, Contemporary, Hip-Hop, and Theatre
Dance, while also performing in many musicals. During this time, she discovered her passion for
choreography and teaching, which led her to pursue a career in the arts.
Jess attended Emerson College, where she graduated with a BFA in Theatre and Performance, as well as
minors in Dance and American Sign Language. Performance Credits include Emerson Stage, Priscilla
Beach Theatre, City Theatre Company, and The Boston Ballet. Choreography/Teaching Credits include
The Boston Symphony Orchestra’s Days in the Arts, West Chester Dance Expressions, Crane Performing
Arts, Emerson Stage, and more.
When she is not dancing, Jess likes to play with animals, embroider, practice ASL, and drink lots of