Jesee Smart is originally from Chicago, IL. Jesee can be seen onstage and off around the Palace. She is the Education Administartor, performs in and choreographs several shows each season at the Palace, teaches for the Palace Education Program, choreographs for the current Education Productions, and is currently the manager of the Palace Performance Company. Jesee is recently Certified as a Progressing Ballet Technique instructor. Jesee holds a BFA in Dance and Theatre Performance and Education as well as a Bachelor of Science in Business Management Human Resources; both from Northern Illinois University.