Linda Reznik is the Founder|Artist Manager of River City Artists Management, which includes a roster of renowned dance companies.Linda Reznik has worked since 1994 with U.S. and international performing artists and arts organizations in various capacities including producing, curating, project development and management, artist representation, tour management, marketing, public relations, and fundraising.As the former company manager of Pittsburgh Ballet Theatre (1994 - 1999), Ms. Reznik worked closely with Artistic Director Patricia Wilde contracting engagements at prestigious venues across the country. From 1999 - 2005 she was tour manager for Ballet Preljocaj, Ballet Frankfurt, Pina Bausch, Cullberg Ballet, and the Royal Ballet of Flanders, represented by Rena Shagan Associates, Inc. She worked as Special Project Coordinator for Mikhail Baryshnikov's White Oak Dance Project PastForward, presented by the Pittsburgh Dance Council. Ms. Reznik was invited by Neil A. Barclay, former President & CEO of the African American Cultural Center to act as production manager for the Ronald K. Brown/Evidence performance in 2004.Ms. Reznik has led workshops and private consultations for the Institute of Cultural Partnership in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. She has served on the Dance Panel and the Entry Track Panel for the Pennsylvania Council on the Arts. She has taught Touring & Presenting, and Development for the Arts at Point Park University.
Jessica Marino is Partner|Artist Manager of River City Artists Management, which includes a roster of renowned musicians and dance companies.
Jessica Marino, native of Zionsville, Pa, current resident of Pittsburgh, Pa. Past work as Marketing Coordinator with Dance Alloy Theater, and currently, Evolve Productions|Continuum Dance Theater, and Lehigh Valley Arts Exchange; she is thrilled to work along side Linda Reznik as Artists Manager with River City Artist Management.
Jessica is currently a company member of Continuum Dance Theater as well as free lance dancer. She is on faculty at Center for Theater Arts, and has been a guest instructor for August Wilson Center Dance Academy, JSDI II, Willow Park Dance Center, and Muhlenberg College Community Center. She has taken Ballet workshops with masters such as Fabrice Lemire and Jeanne Solan, as well as modern dance and repertory workshops with; the Doug Elkins Dance Company, Sean Curran, SABA, and the Joyce Trisler Danscompany. Some of her NYC studies have included Sidra Bell, Zvi Gotheimner, Max Stone, Igal Perry, David Marquez, Sean Stewart, Kenny Larson, and the Paul Taylor School.
After graduating from Point Park's Conservatory of Dance, Jessica has had the opportunity to perform and collaborate with several choreographers including, Shana Simmons, Michael Walsh, Evolve Productions|Continuum Dance Theater, Staycee Pearl Dance Project, Michele Van Doeren, POOF, Lehigh Valley Dance Exchange, Alyce Finwall, and Sarah Carlson. Past professional work includes Monarch Dance Company, Serendipity Dance Ensemble, Dance Visions, and Kathleen Bibalo Dance. Jessica appreciates the experience of performing at several festivals and showcases, such as; Pittsburgh's New Moves Dance Festival, Evolve Production's professional showcases; Emerge and BOOM, The Hatch, and at the historic 92nd Street Y. These opportunities have enriched her ambition to develop and embrace local dance communities, collaboration, and the creation of performance opportunity for new works and aspiring choreographers.