Company, Adult Program Faculty
Jessy Dick, a native of Michigan, is in her sixth season with The Washington Ballet (TWB). She joined TWB Studio Company in 2017 and was promoted to the company in 2019. Jessy received her primary training at the Grand Rapids Ballet Company and spent her summers studying at American Ballet Theatre, The Joffrey Ballet, Pittsburgh Ballet, Boston Ballet, Complexions Contemporary Ballet and Blue Lake Fine Arts Camp where she toured and performed in France, Germany, and Belgium as part of their International Ballet Ensemble.
Jessy holds a BFA in Dance Performance from Butler University, where she was a recipient of Butler University’s Peggy Dorsey Memorial Scholarship as well as the Distinguished Talent Award. While at Butler, Jessy danced in productions of Swan Lake, Sleeping Beauty and Cinderella with featured roles in The Nutcracker, Giselle and George Balanchine’s The Four Temperaments.
Jessy’s repertoire since joining TWB includes George Balanchine’s Serenade and Allegro Brillante, Paul Taylor’s Company B, John Cranko’s Romeo and Juliet, Michel Fokine’s Les Sylphides, Jerome Robbins’ The Concert, Septime Webre’s The Nutcracker and Julie Kent’s staging of The Sleeping Beauty, Giselle and Swan Lake. She has performed in new works by choreographers Silas Farley, John Heginbotham, Marcelo Gomes, Ethan Stiefel and Brett Ishida.
Off the stage, Jessy is a passionate faculty member for The Washington School of Ballet Adult Program and is a certified NASM Personal Trainer.
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