Jesse L. Traschen
Jesse Traschen graduated from Yale University in 1982. He performed with the Connecticut Ballet, the Garden State Ballet and numerous regional ballet companies. With the post-modern Margaret Jenkins Dance Company, he toured the United States, Europe and the former Soviet Union. Since retiring from dance, he has been a professional fundraiser and freelance copy writer. He lives in Bay City, Mich., with his wife and five cats and is currently working on a novel.