Jaclyn Wheatley, from Vancouver, B.C., received her early dance training under Kathryn Long, Rachael Poirier, and Li Yaming. Other training includes American Ballet Theatre, C.P.Y.B., Dance New York International (Paris), and Hubbard Street Dance Chicago. An Alvin Ailey/Fordham University BFA program alumna, Jaclyn graduated summa cum laude with a major in Dance and a minor in Business Administration. A member of the JUNTOS Collective, Jaclyn travelled to Costa Rica, Guatemala, and Nicaragua to participate in dance outreach. She has performed works by Alvin Ailey, Jennifer Archibald, Joshua Beamish, Ronald K. Brown, and Arch Contemporary Ballet, and since moving to Seattle, has performed many of Donald Byrd’s works including Drastic Cuts, LOVE, Shot, and (Im)pulse, as well as works by Alex Crozier, Vincent Michael Lopez, and The Cabiri. This is Jaclyn’s 6th season with Spectrum.