Drew Jacoby, hailed "guest dance goddess" by Ballet-Dance Magazine, was born in Boise Idaho. She went on to study at School of American Ballet, San Francisco Ballet and Pacific Northwest Ballet. She began her professional career at age 17 in San Francisco with Lines Ballet, where she was a principal dancer and had numerous original works created on her by award winning choreographer Alonzo King. In 2005 she was invited on Sylvie Guillem's Japan tour, where she performed principal roles alongside dancers from the Royal Ballet and Paris Opera Ballet.
She won a 2005 Princess Grace Award and in 2006 was voted Dance Magazine's "It Girl." In 2007, she moved to New York City to begin her freelance career and market herself independently from a ballet company. She has performed works by acclaimed choreographers including George Balanchine, Sir Kenneth MacMillan, William Forsythe, Christopher Wheeldon, Lar Lubovitch, Dwight Rhoden, Mia Michaels, Annabelle Lopez Ochoa, Lauri Stallings, and Lightfoot Leon. In 2008 she co-founded her independent partnership, "Jacoby & Pronk," with former Dutch National Ballet star Rubinald Pronk. The duo was featured on the August 2009 cover of Dance Magazine an have received rave reviews in many leading dance publications. They made a collection of films together with fine art photographer Alvin Booth, entitled "Les Beau est Toujours Bizarre," which premiered at American Dance Festival's 2009 Dance on Camera Film Festival.
Jacoby and Pronk have guested with Dutch National Ballet and have performed multiple seasons with Morphoses/The Wheeldon Company, as well as engaging in their own projects all over the world, including their own week at the prestigious Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival. Drew currently resides in New York City, but travels extensively to perform at galas, festivals, and to appear as a guest artist with several leading companies. In 2010, she founded a media website called DancePulp which features HD video interviews of the world's top dance industry professionals. DancePulp videos are also viewable on Hulu.com.