Jade Ortega White

Master of Fine Arts in Studio, Performance

Jade Ortega White is a US Navy veteran and has over 10 years of performance art experience, specializing in aerial dance, drag king, burlesque, partner acrobatics, and equilibristics. Jade has dazzled crowds at festivals, nightclubs, circuses, and special events around the world. Their acts range from comedic to sensual to ethereal and everything in between. Jade is also the subject of the award-winning indie film High Flying Jade which documents their experience being the first American to join the Vietnamese circus.