Jessica Swanson received her B.F.A. in dance performance from State University of New York at Purchase in 1998. She has worked with Doug Varone and Dancers in New York and Doug Elkins in Rotterdam. Since moving to San Francisco in 2001, Swanson has performed with Capacitor, Rachael Lincoln, Leslie Seiters, Faye Driscoll, Motion Lab, Bandaloop and Jo Kreiter/Flyaway Productions. She currently co-directs Zooz Dance Company and is a member of Joe Goode Performance Group.