Jessica Wright was born in Nottingham and trained at the Central School of Ballet, London. In 2005, she was selected to join DANCE, an interdisciplinary programme based in Brussels, Aix‑en‑Provence and Dresden and directed by Wayne McGregor, William Forsythe, Angelin Preljocaj and Frédéric Flamand. Since joining Wayne McGregor | Random Dance in 2008. In 2005, Jessica began collaborating with Morgann Runacre‑Temple, creating dance films and interactive performances. Mishandled (2011) was produced by MJW Productions, One Etunim (2012) was commissioned by Dance Ireland, and The Keeper (2013) was shown at Kings Place, London.