Jessica co-directed, choreographed, wrote & starred in Performing w/ the Pros at the Bonita Center for the Arts! 33 CSArts students worked alongside Jess in this four-week-long artist-in-residence program, to put together an energetic, cabaret-style show featuring music from her Broadway shows and stories from her career.
Jess had the pleasure of returning to Florida State University, this time to direct & choreograph Hairspray! This show was HUGE in so many ways! The most important being HEART! Check it out on my director/ choreographer page! More production photos to come!
Jess directed & choreographed Sweet Charity at Orange County School of the Arts this fall. Production photos to come!
Jess choreographed the High School premiere of the hit Off-Broadway Musical Jasper In Deadland at Orange County School of the Arts! Production Photos to come!
Jess made her Directorial debut this February when she directed & choreographed her own version of The Addams Family at Florida State University. Check it out on my director/choreographer page! Production photos to come!
June 11, 2017
Jess had the honor of performing on the Tony Awards for a 5th time! She & the entire original company of Bandstand performed the TONY WINNING Choreography LIVE on CBS for 6 million people.
40's Glamour for Dance Magazine
Dance Magazine asked Jess to show them how she gets 1940's glamour ready for Bandstand on Broadway in 54 seconds! Check out this sweet little feature here.
Opening Night Of Bandstand on Playbill.com
Follow Jess through Opening Night of Bandstand on Broadway! Jess takes you through her entire day from getting ready for the show all the way to the epic party afterward! See the unforgettable day here on Playbill.com.
Listen in as Jess takes you through the entire creation process of a brand new Broadway show in this 3 part series for The Ensemblist! Jess will give you an inside look from the first day of rehearsals, through tech & previews, then all the way to Opening Night on Broadway w/ Bandstand: A New American Musical. Follow the link to listen or download from any podcast app, like itunes.