JWPassaro- Photo by Jonathan ConklinMEET JESSICA THOMPSON PASSARO 

Professional theater companies can access Jessica’s Talent profile on Minnesota Playlist and download her headshot and resume by clicking HERE, or view her profiles on Casting Frontier, and About the Actor.

Aka: Jessica Thompson

Vocal Range: Soprano/ Mezzo

Union Status: EMC

SKILLS   Accents/ Dialects: Neutral American, Standard British, Cockney, Midwest, Southern, Spanish, Italian, French, Stage Standard; Dance: Tap, Jazz and Ballet; Swimming, Skiing, Horseback Riding, Pass in Unarmed Stage Combat by the SAFD, 2017, able to read music.


PERFORMANCE WORK


REGIONAL THEATRE (SELECTED)

THE LARAMIE PROJECT Ensemble Uprising Theatre Co.
LARAMIE PROJECT: TEN YEARS LATER Ensemble Uprising Theatre Co.
CHILDE ROLAND Cowherd/ Barkeep/ Elf Six Elements @ Mounds Theatre
THE REAL INSPECTOR HOUND Cynthia Muldoon St. Croix Festival Theatre
THE DWELLING PLACE Luella Loveday/ Dierdre Trompe L’oeil/ MN FRINGE @ Rarig Thrust
DENIAL OF SERVICE SarahAnn SAVAALI/ MN FRINGE @ Rarig X
ON GOLDEN POND Chelsea St. Croix Festival Theatre
THE CHRISTIANS Choir Walking Shadow in assoc. w/ Mixed Blood
IF ONLY Catherine SPOG Theatre/ MN FRINGE @TRP
THE NON-PRODUCERS Weyward Sister Three Trompe L’oeil/ MN FRINGE @ Rarig Thrust
12 ANGRY JURORS Twelve St. Croix Festival Theatre
FOLLIES* Young Dee Dee West** Signature Theatre (dir: Eric Schaeffer)
THE WILD PARTY* Ellie, u/s Kate** Cardinal Theatricals @ Fitzgerald Theatre
FORUM* Domina** Way Off­ Broadway Theatre
PETER PAN* Mrs. Darling** Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre
WEST SIDE STORY* Consuela** Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre
THE SECRET GARDEN* Miss Winthrop** Shenandoah Summer Music Theatre


NYC THEATRE

CHARLOTTE’S WEB Templeton, Lurvy, Arable Sundog Theatre Co.
GUYS & DOLLS (ES) Mimi Actors Theatre of Snug Harbor
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (ES) Helena** SI Shakespearean Theatre
NIGHT OF THE IGUANA (ES) Charlotte Goodall** SI Shakespearean Theatre
OLIVER (ES) Milkmaid** Actors Theatre of Snug Harbor
THREE­PLAY (Premiere) Patricia** The Studio Theatre


INTERACTIVE THEATRE

WATERSHED PROTECTION SQUAD Betty Bass CLIMB Theatre (MN)
KILL HER AGAIN SAM Patty Cake Kill Her Entertainment (NYC)
HORRIBLE HALLOWEEN HOMICIDE Anita Pint/ Bida Pint Kill Her Entertainment (NYC)
KILL HER AGAIN SAM Ima Pixie** Kill Her Entertainment (NYC)


FILM/TV/WEB

LEGACY WEBSERIES Artemis Sorin Vilas Productions
BE THE ONE RUN (Commercial) Featured Extra Prod. by Preston Kelly
TWINS/ MINNEAPOLIS.ORG (Flash Mob) Dancer Prod. by City of Minneapolis /Cardinal Theatricals
IGNORANCE AND ABSENCE OF GERARD Party Guest** Lonely Planet Productions

* = AEA or Equity Guest Artist productions, ES = Equity Showcase.

** = Credit in maiden name, Jessica Thompson


EDUCATION & TRAINING

Shenandoah Conservatory (Winchester, VA): BFA Musical Theatre**
Stage Combat Certification Pass in Unarmed Stage Combat by the SAFD, 2017 FakeFighting (by Aaron Preusse, MN)
THEATRE Workshops Commedia/ Viewpoints workshop/training with Andrew Erskine Wheeler, Theatre Nostros, MN; FATEActors Workshop**, Feet of Clay Theatre, DC
Intimacy Director’s International Workshops Introduction to Stage and Screen Intimacy for Actors, Mapping the Kiss
Webster Conservatory (St. Louis, MO): Studied: Musical Theatre, Dance, Voice**
The New End Theatre (London, UK) Production Intern (ASM, & Assistant Director)**
Vocal Studies (10 + years) Studios of Melissa Hart (current), Constance Maragos, Joanne Cruikshank, & Dr. Janette Ogg
Dance studies(18+ years) Alesso’s Dance Spectrum, Woodbury Dance, Janet Lang Dance Studio**, Shenandoah Conservatory**, and Webster Conservatory**