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Jessica Bertram
Teaching Artist

Jessica Bertram is a movement artist driven by storytelling, research, and ultimately, play. A native of Huntsville, Alabama, she began dancing at the age of 3 at the North Alabama Dance Center. She continued her training at Emory University and graduated in 2017 with a BA in dance & movement studies and a BS in anthropology & human biology. She is an alumna of the American Dance Festival summer and winter intensive. Her choreographic and solo work has been performed and awarded at the American College Dance Association, Emory University, Inman Park Festival, and the staibdance Summer Intensive in Sorrento, Italy.  A driven member of Atlanta dance’s community, Jessica has had the opportunity to perform with staibdance, Emily Cargill + Dancers, and ImmerseATL. She is also a teaching artist with Moving in the Spirit, the Move/Dance! Project, and the National Black Arts Festival’s “Dances with Seniors.” Dedicated to her passion for the arts, Jessica is currently working for the National Black Arts Festival as a Data and Communications Specialist.