NYU-Tisch – Student
Originally from Rochester, New York, Jordan Wynn began dancing at age 6 at the Draper Center for Dance Education where she was primarily trained in classical ballet, pointe work, jazz, modern, and character dance. As she progressed, she became a part of the Professional Training Program where she was a trainee for the Rochester City Ballet. Her training led her to attend prestigious summer programs at Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater and The Juilliard School, and led her to dance internationally at the International Festival of Ballet in Trujillo, Peru at age 15.
She currently is pursuing her Bachelors of Fine Arts at NYU with a major in Dance, and a minor in Social and Cultural Analysis. While at Tisch Dance, she has danced professionally in the Off-Broadway Production of Oklahoma!, for the EDM Artist KSHMR, for upcoming artist Rodney Chrome, and in over 15 NYU Tisch Dance pieces. She has had the opportunity to learn from Nigel Campbell, Jacqueline Green, David Dorfman, Annique Roberts, Pamela Pietro, Rashaun Silas, Rena Butler, was most recently featured in Shamel Pitts’ work titled bubbles and bruises. She has been featured on NBC Stay Tuned on Snapchat, and most recently in Dance Magazine for her perspective on dancing during the ongoing pandemic.
Outside of dancing, she has made an effort to explore her passion for community advocacy, promoting equity and uplifting BIPOC students. She is the inaugural NYU Branch President of a non-profit organization called You Can Too Inc, a mentorship program for BIPOC youth. In her dance journey and work outside the studios, she aims to highlight the intersectionality of her identities, and how they are processed through the body she inhabits, and dances with on a daily basis.