Jessica Ray is a native of Oklahoma City, OK, and holds a B.F.A. in dance along with a minor in media studies from Stephens College. Following an exciting internship in video at Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival, she's been working in New York City for the past 7 years as an independent contractor creating high quality video content for dance companies in the city through Nel Shelby Productions. Jessica has also had the pleasure of working with companies like: Galex Media, Essence Magazine, BET, The Harlem YMCA, Teen Vogue, The Awakening Movement, and The New York Public Library.
Jessica also the artistic director and producer of Dance into Deliverance, a small New York project based dance collective. Dance into Deliverance combines a spiritual foundation with an investigative, and experimental practice. Jessica aims to inspire ideas that fuel creativity of both her collaborators and audience.
I have been in the industry since 2012.