Jaclyn Walsh began her studies in dance and gymnastics near her hometown, at Walker’s Gymnastics and Dance in Lowell, Massachusetts. She furthered her training at the Walnut Hill School in Natick, MA under the direction of Michael Owen, and during this time had the wonderful opportunity to perform in Germany and France.
Jaclyn recieved her BFA from New York University’s Tisch School of the Arts and was the recipient of the Tisch Achievement Scholarship in Dance. Her choreography has received numerous accolades. She performed her own solo work titled (r)evolve in Mayumi Kamata and Wes Veldink's Japan relief benefit show NYC FOR JPN, raising funds for CARE-WAVE. Her work has also been included in the 92nd St. Y Fridays at Noon series, Perceptions Contemporary Dance Festival, American Dance Guild Festival, Tisch Dance Alumni performance PAST/FORWARD 2012, Boston Contemporary Dance Festival, SummerStage Main Stage in Central Park and at Dancers Responding to AIDS’s Dancin’ Downtown at The Joyce Theater in New York City, where she received The Choreography Award in 2012 and 2013.
Jaclyn recently choreographed and performed in Vienna Teng’s music video LEVEL UP. She is proud to be named one of the 2014 Young Choreographers of Emily Bufferd's Young Choreographer's Festival at Symphony Space. Jaclyn has performed for Skybetter and Associates, Patricia Noworol Dance, KDNY, James Martin Music/Dance, Kristin Sudeikis Dance and Brook Notary’s The Pulse Project.
Jaclyn was a featured dancer in Target's Fall Fashion Gala at Terminal 5 starring Kristen Bell. Jaclyn is currently a member of Larry Keigwin’s KEIGWIN + COMPANY. She had the privilege of performing with K+C as a guest artist for their premiere solo season at the Joyce Theater in 2010 and soon after joined the company. She was featured in Dance Magazine's October 2013 issue as the resident spitfire of KEIGWIN + COMPANY.