• Jessica (she, her, hers) is a maker (director/artist/writer) and a performer (actor/singer/dancer). 
  • In her everyday life, Jessica is an Outsource Accountant, (meaning she does bookkeeping and payroll for non-profits and small businesses). She has over fourteen years of experience as a bookkeeper, including eleven years of business management in non-profits and arts management. 
  • By night, she moonlights and a blogger, artist, performer, and writer. (Yes, she is published, and no, she won’t tell you her pen name.)
  • She has a BFA in Musical Theatre from Shenandoah University.
  • Regional acting work includes: The Laramie Cycle with Uprising Theatre Company, Cynthia in “The Real Inspector Hound” and Chelsea in “On Golden Pond” (St. Croix Festival Theatre), a handful of #MNFringe shows, appearing in the choir for “The Christians” (WSTC), as Ellie in Cardinal Theatricals acclaimed production of “The Wild Party” (Fitzgerald), and has performed in CLIMB’s Watershed Protection Squad, an environmental educational outreach program for the City of Eagan.
  • Jessica has also performed professionally with; Sundog Theater Co., Snug Harbor Theater, Staten Island Shakespearean Theatre (SIST), Kill-Her Entertainment, and The Studio Theater in NYC, Signature Theatre and Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre in Virginia, and The Way-Off Broadway Theater in Maryland.
  • In addition to performing, Jessica has served the theater world in a multitude of capacities: Finance and Operations Manager (aka Stabilizer): CLIMB Theatre, Business Affairs Manager: Cardinal Theatricals, Director: Eden Prarie Palyers, Growing Stage Theatre Co., Staten Island Shakespearean Theatre, Music/ Vocal Director: Merrill Arts Center, Assistant Director & Assistant Stage Manager: Pluto Productions/ The New End Theatre at: The Grace Theatre and The Kings Head Theatre, London, Stage Manager: Actors Theatre of Snug Harbor, Sundog Theatre, Kill-Her Entertainment, OLSS Theatre, SI Shakespearean Theatre, House Manager:­ RENT at the LAB Theater, Run Crew: St. Louis Rep.
  • As a visual artist and illustrator Jessica’s main focus has been on illustration and graphic design for merchandise, including her line of ink-drawn characters, called the Grumpypants Gnomes, which she has been selling online since 2007. She also paints, makes jewelry, and dabbles in mosaics and silk-painting. To learn more visit her website: unhingedartistry.com