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**Jessica Gaynor Jessica Gaynor holds a BA in American Studies from Brown University and an MFA in Dance Performance and Choreography from California Institute of the Arts. Founded in 2003, Jessica Gaynor Dance is a six-member modern dance company, based in Brooklyn NY. The company, hailed for its “risk-laden” physicality and sophisticated choreography, performs pieces that utilize extreme physicality, intricate patterning and formal structures in an exploration of the complexities of human experience. Over the last decade, Jessica Gaynor Dance has premiered thirteen exciting and thought provoking works at venues such as The Skirball Center/NYU, Dance Theater Workshop, Jacob's Pillow Inside/Out, The 92nd Street Y, The Kitchen, Triskelion Arts, The Merce Cunningham Studio, Brooklyn Arts Exchange, WAX, Hudson Guild Theater, The FAR Space and others. Jessica Gaynor Dance was chosen to be a Gotham Arts Exchange Emerging Artist in 2010, and its long-time collaborative relationship with composer Devin Maxwell, has been supported by a New Music USA commission. Besides her work with Jessica Gaynor Dance, Gaynor has set repertory on students at Brown University, Grand Canyon University and the Fieldston School. Gaynor is currently on the faculty at The Brearley School**

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