Jessika Anspach is from Bellevue, Washington. She received her training at Pacific Northwest Ballet School, beginning with Creative Movement classes and progressing through to the Professional Division. In 2002, she joined the Suzanne Farrell Ballet as an apprentice. She joined Pacific Northwest Ballet as an apprentice in 2004 and was promoted to corps de ballet in 2005.
Ms. Anspach’s writing on dance has been featured in Dance Magazine. She is also a frequent contributor to Pacific Northwest Ballet’s blog.
George Balanchine’s Agon, Coppélia (Spinner), and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Helena); Ulysses Dove’s Vespers; William Forsythe’s One Flat Thing, reproduced; Marco Goecke’s Place a Chill; Mark Morris’ Kammermusik No. 3; Kent Stowell’s Cinderella (Stepsister) and Nutcracker (Peacock); and Susan Stroman’s TAKE FIVE…More or Less.
Originated Leading RolesAndrew Bartee’s arms that work.
George Balanchine’s Diamonds, Divertimento from “Le Baiser de la Fée, Serenade, and Symphony in C and Kent Stowell’s Cinderella, Silver Lining, and Swan Lake.
Photos of Jessika Anspach