Jen McGinn received her B.A. and M.F.A in Dance from Hollins University in partnership with the ADF. She has been an artist-in-residence at Dickinson College, Hollins University, Booker High School Visual and Performing Arts Center, ADF, West Coast Civic Ballet, nEW Festival, and the University of Maryland, among others. She currently co-directs the Summer Institute in Dance at the University of the Arts, is a Dance Specialist for ”Life Lines” Community Arts Project in Sunset Park, and is the Studio Manager at the Center for Performance Research in Williamsburg. She has shown her work throughout New York (Movement Research at the Judson Church, Joyce SoHo, Dance Theater Workshop, AUNTS, Dixon Place, BAX, Danspace Project, etc.), Philadelphia (Paraphrase at Nexus, Mascher Space Co-op, Live Arts Festival, nEW Festival, and the CEC, etc.) and internationally in Brussels and Luxembourg. Her interests include Cecchetti ballet, magical thinking, and logic problems.