Jessica Payne

Corps de Ballet

Jessica Payne Apprentice

Born and raised in San Clemente, California, Jessica Payne received her training at Dmitri Kulev Classical Ballet Academy.  In 2015, she joined Tulsa Ballet II and was promoted to Apprentice in the main company one year later.  Jessica’s repertoire includes The Sleeping Beauty (Angelini), The Three Musketeers (Prokovsky), Romeo and Juliet (Liang), The Taming of the Shrew (Cranko), and Serenade (Balanchine).  She received first place in the Youth American Grand Prix regional competitions of 2010, 2011, and 2012.