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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. Her choreographic and solo work has been performed and awarded at the American College Dance Association, Emory University, Inman Park Festival, 7Stages Theatre, Dance Canvas 2019 Choreographers Initiative, Atlanta Dance Collective’s FEMMEfest, 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, the Mediums Collective, Catellier Dance Projects, Lindsay Renea Benton and ImmerseATL. Dedicated to her passion for the arts, Jessica currently serves as a teaching artist with dance and creative youth development organization, Moving In The Spirit. She is also the Assistant Director of Youth Programming for the National Black Arts (NBAF).