Jade Manns (b.1997) is a dancer, choreographer and co-founder of the artist-run performance space PAGEANT in New York. Her work has been shown at Sundays on Broadway at Weis Acres (NYC), The Brooklyn Rail, Singing in Unison (NYC), New Dance Alliance Performance Mix Festival (NYC), The Provincetown Dance Festival (Truro Center for the Arts, MA), PAGEANT (NYC), Greenspace (NYC) and ing.464 (NYC). It has been supported by the Alberta Foundation for the Arts (Individual Project Grant 2016, 2017) and New Dance Alliance’s Satellite Residency. 

As a performer Jade has worked professionally with choreographers such as Evvie Allison, Phoebe Berglund, Juli Brandano, Sharleen Chidiac, Jordan Demetrius Lloyd, Luis Lara Malvacias, Owen Prum and Alexa West, as well as with visual artists such as Korakrit Arunanondchai, Boychild, Cherrie Yu and Rosario Zorraquin.  

In April of 2022 Jade founded the independent dance and performance space PAGEANT with Sharleen Chidiac, Owen Prum and Alexa West. Formerly, Jade collaboratively ran a DIY performance space in Ridgewood, Queens. 

Jade is an alumna of the San Francisco Conservatory of Dance, she has studied abroad at the Salzburg Experimental Academy of Dance (S.E.A.D) and holds a BFA in dance and minor in performance studies from NYU Tisch School of the Arts.



Compression (2023) Directed by Rosario Zorraquin. Presented by Art America Society, New York NY.

Department of the Aging (2023) Choreographed by Alexa West. Presented by 99 Canal. 99 Canal St New York NY.

Bolero (2023) Choreographed by Cherry Yu. Presented by Movement Research at the Judson Church, New York, NY.

Time and Space Symposium (2022) Directed by Cherrie Yu. Presented by PAGEANT, Brooklyn, NY.

October (2022) Choreographed by Phoebe Berglund. Presented by the Aldrich Museum. The Aldrich Contemporary Art Museum, Ridgefield, CT. 

Practice Moves Together (2022) Choreographed by Evvie Allison. Presented by Movement Research. Judson Church, New York, NY.

Weekender (2002) Choreographed by Owen Prum. Presented by PAGEANT, Brooklyn, NY.

Some Material (2022) Choreographed by Juli Brandano. Presented by PAGEANT, Brooklyn, NY. 

Studies for Westbeth (2022) choreographed by Juli Brandano. Presented by Bungalow. Westbeth Artist Housing, New York, NY.

Pumpjack (2022) Choreographed by Alexa West. Presented by Octagon. 390 Broadway New York, NY.

The Germ (2021) Choreographed by Owen Prum. 464.ing, Queens, NY.

Sky, Stone, Sea (2021) Choreographed by Phoebe Berglund. The Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA.

Junket (2021) Choreographed by Sharleen Chidiac. 464.ing Queens, NY

Toy Garden Reprise (2021) Re-staging original work by Kikuo Saito by Alexa West. Kino Saito Performance Space, Verplank, NY.

Amphitheater (2021) Choreographed by Jody Oberfelder. East River Park Amphitheater, New York, NY.

Trio for Nine (2021) Choreographed by Phoebe Berglund. Presented by Lighthouse Works. Fishers Island, NY.

Ongoing performances with Phoebe Berglund Dance Troupe on the East River (2020 -2021)

Spring Forward (2019). Choreographed by Eric Thurmond. Presented by Heads. 99 Scott New York, NY.

Together (2019) By Korakrit Arunanondchai, Boychild and Alex Gjovic. Commissioned for the Performa 19 Biennial. The Harlem Parish, NY

*More available upon request


Untitled (2022)
Presented by The Brooklyn Rail. Singing in Unison, Brooklyn NY.

The Open (2022)
Presented by PAGEANT, Brooklyn NY.
Presented by New Dance Alliance’s 39th Annual Performance Mix Festival at Abrons Art Center, New York, NY.

Random Night (2022)
Presented by Truro Center for the Arts, Provincetown Dance Festival, Provincetown MA.

Meridians (2022)
Performed at ing/464, Ridgewood, Queens.

Untitled (2020)
Performed at the Frederick Lowe Auditorium, New York, NY.
Canceled Performance at Sundays on Broadway at Weis Acres due to Covid19

Meadow (2019)
Created as part of the Tisch Alumni Choreographic Mentorship Program with Gus Solomons Jr. Performed at Greenspace, Queens, NY.
Bridge for Dance, New York, NY
Triskelion Arts, Brooklyn, NY (canceled due to covid 19)


An Artist-Run Dance Space That’s “All Presentation, Baby” 
The New York Times, April 2023

PAGEANT: Move What Cannot Be Said
The BrooklynRail, October 2022