Jessie Young

Jessie Young

JESSIE YOUNG is a Brooklyn-based choreographer working in dance, performance, and embodied pedagogy. Her work is grounded in a practice of corporeal self-reflection, which she uses to investigate personal, familial, and fictional histories. In New York, her work has been presented by New York Live Arts, where she was a Fresh Tracks Artist-in-Residence (2017-18); Danspace Project (DraftWork); AUNTS (Mount Tremper residency); Brooklyn Studios for Dance; DåncēHøLø; Women in Motion; and The Current Sessions. She has collaborated and performed with Abby Z and the New Utility, Khecari Dance Theater, and The Seldoms, amongst others. She is currently collaborating as a performer with Julie Mayo, Stephanie Acosta, and Isaac Pool. She has a B.F.A. from the University of Utah and an M.F.A. from the University of Illinois Urbana – Champaign. She is on the faculty at Rutgers University, Mark Morris Dance Center, and Gibney Dance.