Jessica Smith, a native of New Orleans, is a graduate of the Conservatory of Dance at Purchase College. Growing up, Jessica trained as a competitive gymnast as well as attending the performing arts high school, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts. In her third year at Purchase College, she studied abroad at London Contemporary Dance School. Jessica is now entering her second season with ZviDance and her first season with both Kizuna Dance and Vim Vigor. She continues to research and show her own work throughout New York City while collaborating with many people she’s met along the way.