Jessica Wilson began her dance training through the Royal Academy of Dancing with Mary Tolland and received coaching from Herida May for R.A.D. exams. She also studied intensely with well known teacher Jacqueline Cronsberg, graduated from Walnut Hill School in Natick, Massachusetts, and later attended State University New York (SUNY) at Purchase where she majored in dance and psychology and minored in philosophy.
Ms. Wilson began her teaching career in 1993 when she joined the faculty of Ballet Workshop New England. She was appointed Associate Director of the school in 2003. Ms. Wilson has also held the position of Ballet Mistress with the Massachusetts Youth Ballet since the company originated in 1995. There, she worked closely with Sandra Jennings, Repetiteur for the George Balanchine Trust. In 2003, Ms. Wilson was appointed Artistic Associate of the company.
In an effort to bring quality classical ballet training west of Boston and to the Worcester area, Ms. Wilson has founded MetroWest Ballet. Her intentions are to provide a warm and nurturing atmosphere of small classes and individual attention and to uphold the highest standards of classical ballet training. Ms. Wilson has been invited to teach at Boston Ballet School's Young Dancers Summer Program and Performing Arts Center of Worcester Summer Program. She will celebrate twenty-five years of teaching this coming school year. Outside of the ballet studio Ms. Wilson works as a Tutor for Sudbury Public Schools and co-owns an apiary providing beekeeping service in Cental Massachusetts.