Jessica Israel

Jessica Israel

Project Dancer

Jessica Israel began her dance training in 1995 at Dance Theatre of Jacksonville in North Carolina.  While studying jazz, ballet, contemporary, hip hop, tap, acro, and musical theater, she also participated in various dance competitions such as Jump and New York City Dance Alliance.  After graduating high school in 2008, she enrolled in The Ailey School in New York City and completed its certificate program in 2011.  There she studied ballet, jazz, Horton and Graham, tap, partnering, composition, and dance theater; and performed works by Darrell Moultrie, Francesca Harper, Ursula Payne, and David Parker.

Since graduating from The Ailey School, Jessica has freelanced in various projects, including: a segment on ABC’s Good Morning America, music videos by Hettie Barnhill, a Lantern Entertainment Bollywood feature film entitled ABCD, Mackelmore and Ryan Lewis’ “Downtown” music video, Amin Laboriel’s “Chocolate Banana” music video, The Lady Jenn’s “Last-EDM” music video, and the Michael Anthony Collection at the Castle on the White Hill show at New York Fashion Week.  While living in Eilat, Israel, for seven months, Jessica performed in Wow Show by Tevet Productions.  She has also been in several different flash mobs, including one for the U. S. National Basketball Association.  Her latest endeavor was the Victory Dance Project with Amy Jordan.

Jessica is currently teaching as an assistant at The Ailey School’s Junior Division and First Steps Program and at Dianna Petty’s Dance Source.   She is also continuing to work as a freelance artist and dance cardio instructor in New York City.

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