Dancer Jacalyn Tatro

A native of Naperville, Illinois, Jacalyn Tatro began her training with Inspire School of Dance and completed her BFA degree at The Juilliard School in May of 2022. She’s had the privilege of working personally with choreographers such as Ohad Naharin, Aszure Barton, Bobbi Jene Smith, Kyle Abraham, Justin Peck, Jamar Roberts, Marcus Jarrell Willis, Alexandra Damiani, Francesca Harper, and others. This past spring, she was chosen for Terese Capucilli’s recreation of Martha Graham’s 1937 solo, “Deep Song”, becoming the first dancer after Ms. Graham to perform the solo set to its original Henry Cowell music score. Jacalyn enjoys the challenge of new experiences and has completed Springboard Danse Montreal, the Gaga Lab, Hubbard Street Summer Dance Intensive, Complexions Contemporary Ballet Intensive, NYCDA Contemporary Winter Intensive, The Dance Sessions, and River North Dance Intensives, which allowed her to study the repertoire by Crystal Pite, Ohad Naharin, Nacho Duato, William Forsythe, and Hofesh Shechter. Jacalyn completed a dance residency with the Zeitgeist Dance Company during the past two summers and additionally has had the opportunity to take part in benefit performances at the Joyce Theatre, the Skirball Center, and several Dance For Life performances at the Chicago Auditorium Theatre.

Jacalyn Tatro. Image by Brendan Meadows.