CONTEMPORARY BALLET

DWIGHT RHODEN  DESMOND RICHARDSON                                        

DANCER

(Plymouth, Minnesota)

Jourdan began her dance training at Summit School of Dance in Plymouth, Minnesota. She competed and won numerous titles at various dance competitions including a 1st place medal at the Youth America Grand Prix. While training at Ballet Arts Minnesota under the direction of Bonnie Mathis, Jourdan was introduced to Toni and Uri Sands and at the age of 15 had the opportunity to apprentice with their company TU Dance. Ms. Epstein was awarded an artistic scholarship to attend Walnut Hill School under direction of Michael Owen. Upon graduation, Jourdan attended New York University and graduated in 2010. Jourdan first met Dwight Rhoden and Desmond Richardson during the Complexions Summer Intensive 2006 and went on to apprentice with the company for their spring 2008 season. The following year Jourdan performed Benoit-Swan Pouffer’s choreography in New York’s Spring Fashion Week. As a senior at NYU, Jourdan danced for Brian Carey Chung’s Collective Body DanceLab. She has studied summers at ABT, The Juilliard School, Kirov, Kaatsbaan International Ballet, Dance Theater of Harlem, Alonzo King’s Lines Ballet and Complexions. Ms. Epstein joined Complexions in 2011.