Jessica Hinman is the Director of Community Outreach and Special Events for Hartford’s Camp Courant. She brings over 15 years of experience in management, client relations, event planning, design, and corporate communications the Ballet Theater Company. A Greater Hartford native, Jessica grew up in Avon, CT and attended Watkinson School in Hartford. She received her B.A. in Communications and Fine Art from Central Connecticut State University and is currently pursuing her graduate certificate in Nonprofit Management from UConn.
Along with her professional career, Jessica is martial arts instructor and international competitor in Tang Soo Do karate. In addition to group instruction, training and tournament competition, her martial arts school and federation conducts self-defense seminars for local organizations and the general public.
Jessica is an active volunteer with several organizations including the Canton Historical Society, Fidelco, and the American Legion. An avid traveler, she has visited 9 countries and 25 states and intends on exploring many more! In her free time Jessica loves to read, cook for family and friends, and cruise on her motorcycle when the weather is warm. Her car (or bike) will always stop for a bookstore, antique shop or historical museum.
Jessica has come to greatly appreciate dance as a beautiful and exciting art form that can touch people’s lives in many ways, and is pleased to make a small contribution to enhance its further growth.