Jessica Pearson is originally from Long Island, New York. She graduated from Hunter College with a Bachelor of Arts in dance and a minor in english. During Jessica’s time at Hunter, she was an active choreographer and dancer, as well as a leader in the Dance Department’s Student Advisory Council. Jessica currently works as both a Teaching Artist and as the Adult Programs, Assistant Manager at the Mark Morris Dance Center. In her work, she is particularly interested in curriculum development and teaching practices in adaptive dance programs, as well as program design for people of all ages who are new to dance. Jessica enjoys creating and sharing meaningful dance experiences with all.