Claudia MacPherson (Rehearsal Director) received her B.F.A. from The Ailey School/Fordham University. As a founding member of Jessica Lang Dance, she performed at Jacob's Pillow, the Joyce Theater, and the Brooklyn Academy of Music among other stages around the country. MacPherson assisted Lang in her creation of Pergolesi's Stabat Mater when it debuted at the 2013 Glimmerglass Opera Festival. She has performed with the Mark Morris Dance Group in The Hard Nut, Romeo & Juliet: On Motifs of Shakespeare, and L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, as well as in Morris' production of Orfeo ed Euridice at the Metropolitan Opera.

Laura Mead (Rehearsal Director/Dancer) grew up in Austin, Texas and Berkeley, California. She holds a BFA in Dance from The Juilliard School. Mead originated the principal role of Betsy in Twyla Tharp's Broadway musical Come Fly Away, and received an Astaire Award nomination for Best Female Dancer for her performance. She served as Dance Captain on a national tour of Tharp's Movin' Out. Mead has also performed with American Repertory Ballet, the Metropolitan Opera, Morphoses, Post:Ballet, Los Angeles Dance Project, and the Seattle Opera. She has staged Lang's work on schools and companies all over the country. This is Mead’s sixth season dancing with JLD, and her first season as Rehearsal Director.

Patrick Coker grew up in Chester, Virginia. He was awarded the American Ballet Theatre's National Trainee Scholarship from 2008 to 2010. In May 2014, Coker graduated magna cum laude from the Ailey/Fordham BFA program, where he apprenticed with Ailey II in his final year. He has performed with Cedar Lake Contemporary Ballet, Joshua Beamish's MOVE:the company, and the Mark Morris Dance Group in The Hard Nut and L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato. Coker began working with JLD in 2015 and joined the company in 2016.

Julie Fiorenza was born in South Korea and grew up in Massachusetts where she trained at the Academy of Dance Arts and the Boston Ballet School. She earned a B.F.A. in Dance from The Ailey School/Fordham University, graduating with honors, and has performed throughout the country as a member of Ailey II, Nai-Ni Chen Dance Company and Adams Company Dance. Fiorenza has danced at the Metropolitan Opera in its productions of Turandot and Mark Morris' Orfeo ed Euridice. She has performed with the Mark Morris Dance Group in Romeo & Juliet: On Motifs of Shakespeare, The Hard Nut, and L'Allegro, il Penseroso ed il Moderato, and appeared with MMDG in the television debut of L'Allegro which aired in March 2015 on Great Performances. Fiorenza is a founding member of JLD.

Eve Jacobs is an NYC-based dance artist from Chicago. She trained in ballet at North Carolina School of the Arts and received her B.F.A. in Dance from The Juilliard School in 2014. At Juilliard, Jacobs performed in works by iconic choreographers such as Pina Bausch, Ohad Naharin, and Lar Lubovitch, and began to create her own work. A recipient of the Hector Zaraspe Prize for Choreography, Jacobs' work has been featured at the Peter Jay Sharp Theater, SUNY Purchase, in Juilliard's Performing Educational Programs, and in Bridge Production Group's Richard III at Fourth Street Theater. In addition to performing, Jacobs has staged Jessica Lang's work for the Des Moines Dance Project and American Ballet Theatre's Make A Ballet Program. Jacobs joined JLD in 2015.

Kana Kimura was born in Hiroshima, Japan where she began her ballet training at the age of four. She continued her modern dance training under the direction of Takako Asakawa until the age of 18 when she entered The Juilliard School. After graduating from Juilliard, Kimura performed in several productions as a member of the Wally Cardona Quartet. She has also appeared in Nixon in China at The Metropolitan Opera choreographed by Mark Morris, an experimental live dance video for Shanghai Expo, and an Off­-Broadway show, The Nutcracker Rouge with Company XIV. More recently she performed in the opera Aida with the Washington National Opera at The Kennedy Center. Kimura is a founding member of JLD.

Milan Misko was raised in Missouri, where he began his dance training with Jo Noth's White Oak Dance Academy and the Kansas City Ballet School. He holds a BFA from the Purchase College Conservatory of Dance. Misko has worked with Kansas City Ballet, Lar Lubovitch Dance Company, Merce Cunningham Dance Company RUG, Kazuko Hirabayashi Dance Theater, Adams Company Dance, and Setsuko Kawaguchi Ballet, Japan. He has created dances for Take Dance, Bucknell University, and directed his first short dance film, Transportation, which was selected for Lincoln Center's Dance on Camera Festival 2013. Misko has been a member of JLD since the full company's debut in 2012.

Thomas Ragland of Richmond, Virginia, began his dance training with Annette Holt and the Parks and Recreation City Dance Program. He then continued his training with The School of Richmond Ballet, eventually attending both its trainee and apprentice programs. Ragland attended the Juilliard Summer Intensive and danced with the City Dance Troupe. He was a member of Richmond Ballet for ten seasons. Ragland joined JLD in 2017.

Rachel Secrest is originally from Carmel, Indiana, where she grew up training under Suzann DeLay. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from the Ailey/Fordham BFA program with degrees in Dance and Political Science. There she had the opportunity to perform works by Alvin Ailey, Ronald K. Brown, Dwight Rhoden, Camille Brown, Adam Barruch, Kirven Boyd, Ray Mercer, and Carolyn Dorfman, among others. She has attended training programs at Hubbard Street, Joffrey Ballet, Northwest Dance Project, and Springboard Danse Montreal. Since graduating she has been a company member with Abarukas, and also worked with Omar Roman de Jesus, River North Dance Chicago, and Parsons Dance. Secrest began working with JLD in 2017 and joined the company later that year.

Jammie Walker began his dance training at Western Arkansas Ballet under the direction of Melissa Schoenfeld. He earned his BFA from the University of Oklahoma School of Dance under the direction of Mary Margaret Holt. Walker has had the honor of touring in China and Austria with Oklahoma Festival Ballet. He danced with the Dayton Ballet for three seasons, performing works by such choreographers as Septime Webre, Amy Seiwart, Jessica Lang, and Stuart Sebastian. He has performed with Dance Grand Moultrie as well as with Clawson Dances. Walker joined JLD in 2015.