Miss Jaclyn, originally from Vancouver, British Columbia, received her early dance training under K.M. Robbins, Rachael Poirier, and Li Yaming. Jaclyn graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Alvin Ailey/Fordham University BFA program in 2014. In addition to performing works by Alvin Ailey, Ronald K. Brown, Joshua Beamish, Alex Crozier, Vincent Michael Lopez, Arch Contemporary Ballet, and appearing in aerial dance productions with The Cabiri, Jaclyn has traveled to Central America to participate in dance outreach activities with the JUNTOS Collective. In her nine years at Spectrum Dance Theater, Jaclyn performed featured roles in Donald Byrd’s Drastic Cuts, The Minstrel Show, and The Harlem Nutcracker, Merce Cunningham’s Crises, and appeared as “Minnie” in West Side Story at The 5th Avenue Theater. A dance educator since the age of 16, Jaclyn is a master ballet, modern, contemporary, and jazz teacher who has taught extensively throughout the Puget Sound area.