My Stuff

Haven’t had your fill of justJessika?

Fear not!

Below are other articles, essays and posts I’ve written for other periodicals… With a few interviews thrown in there for good measure. Enjoy!



I’m honored to be a contributing writer for the blog 4dancers. Below are links to articles I’ve written for this great dance blog. On the Other Side – Thoughts From A Recently Retired Ballerina   But He Married a Ballerina: The Real Husbands of Pacific Northwest Ballet. On the Marley Floor. Searching for Swans My … Continue reading 4dancers

Videos, Interviews etc.

Here are the random bits & odd ends… Some YouTube segments, interviews & forum discussions. Enjoy sifting through it all! You Tube Videos: The Triple Whammy Behind the Scenes at PNB – video Interviews etc. Pointe Magazine – Is Nutcracker making you Nuts? Try this!

PNB Blog

Here are a few posts I’ve written for Pacific Northwest Ballet’s blog. Dancer Dinner Party with Jessika Anspach & Elizabeth Murphy .   Enduring Duos: Corps de Ballet Dancer Jessika Anspach on Balanchine’s Divertimento from Le Baiser de la Fee . Beauty, Confidence and Wit .   Ready. Set. Go! . Pushing Toward the Starting Line … Continue reading PNB Blog

Dance Magazine

  A Career in the Corps Click the link above to read a recent article I wrote for Dance Magazine about what it’s like being a career corps dancer.   Surviving Nutcracker Click the link above to read an article I wrote a while back for Dance Magazine about how to get through this marathon … Continue reading Dance Magazine