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Jessica Odasz

Jessica Odasz trained at the Draper Center for Dance Education. There she performed in The Rochester City Ballet’s Nutcracker, Firebird, Don Quixote and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica has had the opportunity to study with American Ballet Theatre, New York City Ballet, Boston Ballet, Houston Ballet, San Francisco Ballet, Royal Ballet of London, Stuttgart Ballet, Ballet Trockadero de Monte Carlo, National Ballet of Cuba, Bolshoi Ballet and Mariinsky Ballet. In 2003, she founded Odasz Dance Theatre and Western New York Ballet. She has directed productions of the Nutcracker, Paquita, Alice in Wonderland, Snow White, The Little Mermaid and Four Seasons. Her students compete at the Youth America Grand Prix (YAGP). In 2015 she was awarded the Outstanding Teacher award and the past four years (2016-2019) has accepted the Outstanding School award at the YAGP. Her students have been awarded scholarships to programs at American Ballet Theatre, The School of American Ballet, Ellison Ballet, The Bolshoi Ballet, The Rock School for Dance Education, Ballet West, Joffrey Ballet and Royal Ballet School. Jessica holds a BS in English and an MS in education.

My Speakers Sessions

Monday, July 15
 

9:00am CDT

10:30am CDT

3:00pm CDT

4:00pm CDT

 
Tuesday, July 16
 

8:30am CDT

10:15am CDT

12:45pm CDT

2:30pm CDT

 
Wednesday, July 17
 

8:30am CDT

9:45am CDT

11:00am CDT

1:30pm CDT

 
Thursday, July 18
 

8:45am CDT

10:00am CDT

11:15am CDT

1:15pm CDT

3:30pm CDT

 
Friday, July 19
 

9:00am CDT

10:45am CDT

1:30pm CDT

2:30pm CDT

3:30pm CDT

 
Saturday, July 20
 

9:00am CDT

10:00am CDT

11:15am CDT

1:30pm CDT

 
Sunday, July 21
 

9:00am CDT

10:00am CDT

11:15am CDT

 
Monday, July 22
 

8:30am CDT