Jessie Kardos is a Brooklyn based artist and administrator originally from Long Island, New York. She graduated Magna Cum Laude from Tulane University in New Orleans, Louisiana with BA degrees in Dance and French. While in school, Jessie performed with and choreographed for the Newcomb Dance Company and guest artists, and presented her work at ACDFA and in Paris, France. Jessie received the Minnette L. Starts Award for Excellence in Dance and the Jill Karp Prize for Outstanding Dance Student from Tulane University. Jessie has performed throughout NYC at venues including Triskelion Arts, Gibney Dance and Dixon Place. She is currently creating her own work in partnership with Tori Casagranda.