Jessica trained at Italia Conti Academy of Performing Arts, London. She can also be found coaching young actors at Talent Development and on the occasional film set as a Payroll Accountant.
She is also a company member of the following Theatre Production Companys: West End Productions, Aux Dog Theatre Nob Hill and The Dolls. Theatre roles include: Shirley in Shirley Valentine, Beth in The Way We Get By, Sister Amnesia in Nunsense, Audrey in Little Shop of Horrors, Gretchen in Boeing Boeing (Aux Dog); Puck in A Midsummer Night's Dream (SF Shakespeare Society). TV/ Film roles include: The Amateur (Feature Film), The Man-App (WebSeries/TV Pilot), Better Call Saul (ep110 AMC), The Messengers (CW- ep 109) and Manhattan (WGN- ep 204 & 206). See her in the upcoming shows Immortal Longings at the Vortex (opens April 28) and then in Priscilla Queen of the Desert -The Musical at NHCC (opens July 1).
As a stand-up comedian, she has been seen at The Comedy Store (LA), Camden Head (London), Santa Ana Casino (NM), Duke City Comedy League (TV series), the ABQ Social Club, Dirty Bourbon and more.
She is also a resident artist at Siren Audio Studios (Audience Favorite & Audie Finalist). Jessica was also requested to perform a piece live from her latest Siren Audio Studios’ project, a Victorian mystery, Symptoms of Death by Paula Paul, at the Audio Vaudeville Show at the Hear Now Festival in Kansas City, MO in June 2014.
Also a talented director, her Theatre directing credits include: Cinderella -a British Pantomime (NHCC -The Dolls), Mothers and Sons (Aux Dog), Hedda Gabler (Aux Dog), Love Loss and What I Wore (Aux Dog Theatre), Les Liaisons Dangereuses (Vortex), Larry’s Blacked Out Christmas (The Box- Sketch comedy), The Sisterhood of the Travelling Panties (The Box- Sketch comedy).
Audiobook directing credits include: The Templar’s Treasure by Linda Lea Castle.
Film/TV Directing includes: British Andy (TV Sitcom Pilot), Policy (TV Pilot), Trekking for God (Short Film), Hedda Gabler (Commercial & Featurette), Little Shop of Horrors (Trailer), Rapture Blister Burn (Trailer), ‘night Mother (Trailer), Mr. Burns (Featurette), Mothers and Sons (Trailer), Shirley Valentine (Trailer) and booked to direct the upcoming feature film, According to Plan.
Directing credits include: British Andy (TV Sitcom Pilot), Cinderella -a British Pantomime (NHCC), Mothers and Sons| Hedda Gabler | Love Loss and What I Wore (Aux Dog Theatre), Policy (Web series Pilot), Trekking for God (Short) and numerous theatre show trailers for Aux Dog Theatre and West End Productions.
Television (Drama) Actress Set against the backdrop of the greatest clandestine race against time in the history of science with the mission to build the world's first atomic bomb in Los Alamos, New Mexico. Flawed scientists and their families attempt to co-exist in a world where secrets and lies infiltrate every aspect of their lives. Written by Futon Critic
Better Call Saul
Television (Crime and Drama) Actress Before Saul Goodman, he was Jimmy McGill. And if you're calling Jimmy, you're in real trouble. The prequel to "Breaking Bad" follows small-time attorney Jimmy McGill as he transforms into Walter White's morally challenged lawyer, Saul Goodman. Written by zaahir1604
Film (Comedy, Drama and Thriller) Actress A man with major money problems takes a job as an amateur assassin killing strangers to pay his bills.
Trekking for God
Film (Short and Comedy) Actress A space captain goes in search of God and finds her/him.
Television (Short, Comedy and Romance) Actress Jaded technophile bombshell, Alex Sparx creates 'The Man-App', a phone application that instantly delivers the man of her dreams at the touch of a button. To test the new program, Alex exploits her incurably romantic best friend, Hope. But Alex loses touch as the lines between fantasy and reality become increasingly blurred.
Sin Temer la Noche 2011
TV Movie (Drama) Actress The story is set in the fictional town of Amparo,Webster County. New Mexico in the year 1877. And it presents many of the same conflicts that existed in Lincoln during the Lincoln County wars, except the story is more focused on the Spanish community and their reaction to the influx of Anglo-American commerce. Written by Linda Coulombe Roybal.
Film (Comedy and Horror) Actress High School students Salvadore and Carmine Dementia, while working on a science project, inadvertently create an inexpensive computer operating system and Internet browser that doesn't crash! The Dementias strike it rich when the boys' project appears on the Evening News, and it convinces a Hong Kong-based company to flood the market with an inexpensive black-market version of Microsoft Windows called Chindows. The entire Dementia Family, thanks to young Carmine and Salvadore, have now become dot-com millionaires. With the rest of the dysfunctional Dementia family sporting only grade-school educations at best, the Dementias begin to flaunt their new-found wealth. As they begin to convert their modest Long Island home into a white statue-laden mansion, the first order of business is to construct a haunted house for Halloween to impress their working-class neighbors, who are portrayed by movie stars and comedians in cameo roles. As practical joking has been ingrained in the Dementia ... Written by Ed Meyer
Film (Short and Romance) Actress A wastewater treatment plant operator finds a diamond bracelet and meets the woman who lost it.
Romeo & Juliet vs. The Living Dead
Film (Comedy and Romance) Actress When Juliet, of noble Capulet birth, falls madly in love with Romeo, a zombie, the streets of fair Verona explode in an ancient feud. As the star crossed lovers struggle to overcome the prejudice toward their unholy union, Juliet's best friend Mercutio fights to win her heart back from Romeo's rotting grasp. As this timeless tragedy unfolds into a fresh new comedy, Mercutio finds that he may have to choose between Juliet's happiness and his own life. Written by Third Star Films
Film (Short, Crime, Drama and Thriller) Makeup Department A meek husband has suspected his wife of having an affair for some time. But when the husband continues to remember previous affairs, he decides to take matters into his own hands once and for all. Written by Brandon Scott Jensen
Lying in Wake
Film (Short, Drama and Romance) Makeup Department After the death of his father, a young musician must help his mother, sister, friend and himself deal with the past while trying to rekindle the flame of a lost love.
Film (Short, Drama, Fantasy and Romance) Writer Two men meet to discuss future business endeavors. But one man's mysterious reluctance to comply could hold grave consequences.
Anyone Who's Anyone
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Film (Short, Comedy and Romance) Actress Communication is essential for relationships, but it's usually what you don't hear that says the most. Drake and Lex have to deal with a plethora of double-talk, body language, and miscommunication just to find someone who gets what they're saying. But does anyone ever mean what they say? Written by Phillip Hughes
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Film (Short and Comedy) Actress Learning a new language can be a grueling experience. When Frank returns home from class, his girlfriend Nicole has prepared an impromptu French lesson for him. It might be just the thing to help him on his way to a larger world... or it just may kill him. Written by Ryan Denmark
Film (Short) Actress What do you do when you fall into unrequited love? If you are a neurotic, self-absorbed writer then you write about it. Soon the Writer's poems, love letters, and characters slip from his control as he tumbles through a place of transition known as YELLOWVILLE. Written by Phillip Hughes
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