Jesse began his formal ballet training at age 16, graduated from Walnut Hill School for the Arts, and attended training programs at Boston Ballet, Alonzo King LINES Ballet and Ballet Austin. In 2000, having completed his freshman year at the University of Chicago, he returned to dance, performing for one year with Ballet Austin and for eight with Richmond Ballet. Bechard joined Hubbard Street in August 2010.
SOME OF JESSE'S FAVORITES:
Article of Clothing: My hat
Dessert: Hazelnut coated deep fried Gruyere donuts from Longman and Eagle
Author: David Foster Wallace
TV Show: The Wire