Jenna Hendry is an artist working in the field of dance and choreography. She is born and based in Zurich and studied dance in New York City at Steps on Broadway and in Rotterdam at Codarts Hogeschool voor de Kunsten. She has been working as a freelance dancer since 2015, dancing for choreographers and companies such as Cocoon, bollwerk, Philipp Egli/egli items, Irina Lorez & Co, compagnie o., OONA project, Natalie Wagner, DA MOTUS! and VA Wölfl/Neuer Tanz, amongst others.
When creating her own work she collaborates with artists in different constellations.
The short piece Mmmh?! was selected for Tanzfaktor 2020, a Swiss national tour organized by Reso for five promising up-and-coming artists. It was also selected for Aerowave’s 40 Winks program 2020.
Since 2017, Jenna has intenisvely collaborated with Matilda Bilberg (SE), they presented their first collaborative work I U M I together in 2019, which they performed in Switzerland, Poland and Sweden. With I U M I they were selected as Aerowaves Twenty 21 artists.
Currently Jenna is busy with the creation of I’ll be back together with the collective UTOPISISTAS – consisting of Matilda Bilberg (SE), Nerea Gurrutxaga (SP), Maria Teresa Tanzarella (IT) and herself. The work will celebrate its premiere the 20th of October 2021 in Tanzhaus Zurich.