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JAMpress management is available for;

Event Producing
Promotion & Marketing
Project Management
Tour Management

Inquiries, please email :
                            call : 484.599.0252
                           mail : 709 Lenox Ave
                                     Pittsburgh, Pa 15221

Jessica Anne Marino
(JAMpress Founder, Director)
Jessica is a Pittsburgh based performing arts administrator, educator, and dancer. From 2011 - 2016, Jessica represented and provided booking services nationally for an esteemed roster of dance companies along side River City Artists Management founder Linda Reznik. Since 2011, Marino has been instrumental in curating and co producing featured dance showcases during Association of Performing Arts Presenters, Performing Arts Exchange, and PA Presenter conferences as well as performer and project manager for companies such as; STAYCEE PEARL dance project and Shana Simmons Dance. Originally from Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania, Jessica maintains deep roots in her hometown and passionately activates for growth of community dance opportunities as Co-Director of Lehigh Valley Dance Exchange (LVDE). Marino has contributed to building LVDE programs such as choreography commissions, open masterclasses and showcases, and the annual SpringUP Dance Festival - now in its sixth season. In 2017 Marino founded JAMpress Management, a brand which fosters bringing ideas to the spotlight and provides support services for the performing arts industry with a focus on dance.  JAMpress specializes in event producing, promotion & marketing, project management booking, tour management, and advising. One of Jessica's latest projects includes developing sister city platform, Tracks // Where Dance Take you? with mentor and collaborator, Kathleen Nasti. (B.A. Dance, Point Park University) EMAIL JESS

Sarah Dukler (JAMpress Fellow) is excited to begin her work with JAM, putting her skills to use and working with the ever positive Jess Marino. She is a graduate of SUNY Geneseo hoping to pursue work in creating cross-cultural tolerance through the arts. While she is not hiking or working, you can usually find her at home having a staring contest with her rabbit. EMAIL SARAH



Lehigh Valley Dance Exchange,
Dance Entrepreneurs Funding Think Tank,

Jessica Anne Marino | JAMdancer is available for;

Workshops (musical theater & theater Jazz, modern, contemporary, ballet)
Speaking Engagements (arts entrepreneurship, arts management, career paths for dancers)
Theatrical Choreography
Choreography Commissions

Inquiries, please email :
                            call : 484.599.0252
                           mail : 709 Lenox Ave
                                     Pittsburgh, Pa 15221


Frances Tirado (JAMpress Fellow) is a student at the University of Pittsburgh. She has been involved in several Pitt dance and theater productions as a dancer, actor, and choreographer, most recently choreographing the Pitt Musical Theatre Club’s The Rocky Horror Show. Frances is also an avid writer of fiction and nonfiction. When she’s not writing or dancing, she can be found thinking about things to dance and write about. She hopes to continue these artistic pursuits in Pittsburgh in the next few years! EMAIL FRANCES

Lauren Forsythe (JAMpress Fellow) is a senior communications major at the University of Pittsburgh. Before beginning her studies at Pitt, Miss Forsythe had extensive classical ballet training at Pittsburgh Youth Ballet School. As well as training in Pittsburgh, Lauren also spend various summers at schools all over the nation, including Boston Ballet School, Miami City Ballet School, and North Carolina Dance Theatre. During her time dancing Lauren performed many classical ballet works as well as pieces by George Balanchine. Miss Forsythe has also performed with Texture Contemporary Ballet Company. Lauren attended Point Park University as a dance major where she studied ballet and modern dance. At Pitt, Lauren is involved in the Communications Honors Society, Lambda Pi Eta, and is pursuing a certificate in Corporate and Community Relations. This fall will be Miss Forsythe’s first season with JAMpress Management. EMAIL LAUREN