Jessica Gadzinski is a freelance dancer, performer and instructor based out of Los Angeles, California. Her many disciplines at a professional level include classical ballet, contemporary movement, jazz and many social dances including salsa and bachata. She is currently a member of the Barak Ballet, headed by Melissa Barak and C Eule Dance West headed by Caron Eule. She is represented by Go 2 Talent Agency in Burbank, California.
Originally from Riverside, California Jessica Gadzinski began dancing at the age of three. At the age of ten she turned her focus to classical ballet, training under Glenda Carhart, Kathleen Riker and David Allan at Riverside Ballet Arts. In the fall of 2006 she moved across the country to study under Marcia Del Weary, Leslie Hench, Laszlo Berdo and Darla Hoover at Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet. While dancing in the school, she performed such featured roles such as Arabian in George Balanchine’s Nutcracker, Fairy Godmother in Alan Hineline’s Cinderella and a demi-soloist in George Balanchine’s Walpurgisnacht Ballet. Jessica received additional training and performing experience at Carolina Ballet, Ballet Academy East and the Richmond Ballet, performing soloist roles in such notable ballets as George Balanchine’s Serenade, Mark Diamond’s Air of Ankara, and Paquita. While attending Ballet Academy East Jessica interned at Pointe Magazine in New York City and wrote for their online blog at Pointemagazine.com.
Jessica recently worked as an instructor and dancer at the Eglevsky Ballet in Bethpage, New York for its inaugural year under Laszlo Berdo and as a dancer for Iggy Azalea and Rita Ora on the 2014 MTV Video Music Awards.
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Photo Credits :
Anne Slattery | Megan Gamez | John Spolyar | Jamie Barker Arrigo