Jessica Cornish

Jessica Cornish was awarded a 2014 LinkUP Residency.


Jessica Cornish is a dance artist based in Chicago Illinois. Focusing on improvisation, Cornish works to find new ways that dance can exist outside of the traditional theatre and works with a wide range of collaborators. Since being in Chicago Cornish has been a LinkUp Artist, Guest Artist in residence at the University of Illinois in Urbana Champaign, Place Resident Artist in Lake Cahrles, LA, Krannert Center for Performing Arts, The recipient of a Morrison Shearer Fellowship for a residency at Ragdale and was one of 12 dance artists in the Chicago area to participate in the New England Foundation for the Art’s Regional Dance Development Initiative. To learn more, visit her website at