Jessie Jeanne Stinnett is a dancer, choreographer, and co-artistic director of Boston Dance Theater. She received a BFA in Dance Performance from The Boston Conservatory and an MFA from Trinity Laban Conservatoire in London (UK). Jessie has performed for the Metropolitan Opera, Tate Britain (UK), Prometheus Dance, Institute of Applied Systems Analysis (Vienna), and The Boston Baroque Opera. She is the recipient of the 2020 Boston Dancemakers Residency grant award and is the 2020 Choreographer in Residence at Boston Center for the Arts and Boston Dance Alliance.
Boston Dance Theater previews a contemporary dance excerpt, featuring original music by Grant Stinnett, from Jessie’s collaboration with Dr. Larry Pratt from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution inspired by the salon theme of the ocean.