Dana Jacobson is a member of New York City Ballet’s corps de ballet. She was born in Columbia, Maryland and began her dance training at the age of 11 at the Washington School of Ballet in Washington, D.C. She later studied at the Berrend Dance Centre in Olney, Maryland and attended summer programs at the San Francisco Ballet, Pacific Northwest Ballet, and Suzanne Farrell. During the summer of 2006, Ms. Jacobson attended a summer session at the School of American Ballet, the official school of New York City Ballet, and enrolled as a full time student later that same year. Ms. Jacobson became an apprentice with NYCB in October 2009 and joined the Company as a member of the corps de ballet in August 2010.
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