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!
Jessica had the pleasure of returning to The Performing Arts Project this summer teaching for the Panorama intensive. Learn more about this life changing & artistically inspiring program here.
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!
After leaving Bandstand on Broadway to return to her life (& her husband:-) in Los Angeles. She hit the ground running with exciting new projects! Auditions at Florida State University for the upcoming production of the Addams Family that she’ll be Directing & Choreographing. She started teaching a Mindfulness based acting & singing class at Orange County School of the Arts in Santa Ana. Teaching Yin Yoga at Hot 8 in Beverly Hills, as well as, getting her 200hr. Power Yoga Teacher Certification! It’s been a busy fall!
June 11, 2017
Jess had the honor of performing on the Tony Awards for a 5th time this year! 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.
Jessica is thrilled to finally announce her return to the Great White Way this spring w/ Bandstand! Previews begin March 31st! Follow her journey in the show on instagram & twitter.
Jessica received her teaching certification for Yin Yoga! She's currently teaching every Wednesday & subbing at Hot 8 Yoga in LA. Follow her on instagram & twitter for class updates.
July 29, 30 & 31, 2016
Jessica made her LA performance debut in A Chorus Line at the historic Hollywood Bowl. Photos to come!
June 25th-July 9th, 2016
Jessica had a truly incredible 2 weeks teaching the next generation of aspiring performers at The Performing Arts Project Blueprint Program in Winston-Salem, NC! She was part of the Vocal Performance & Audition Prep faculty as well as offering her popular Broadway Rep classes. Learn more about this amazing project here. Pictures to come!
Friday, June 24, 2016
Jessica will be choreographing a number for the 2nd annual musical revue, Broadway At The W. Last years sold-out success proved that there are plenty of Broadway lovers on the west coast! Click here for tickets before the show sells out!
See the fabulous cast list & lineup in our Broadway.com article here.
June 9th, 2016
Jessica performed in Broadway to the Rescue. A benefit for the Hope of the Valley Rescue Mission. She performed Music in the Mirror from A Chorus Line for the first time since leaving the Broadway Revival in 2008. It was a magical night that raised over $25000 for a truly wonderful cause. Photos from the evening coming soon!
Jessica starred in theBroadway's Best Concert at the Kings Point Theatre in Delray Beach, FL. Revisited some of her favorites like All That Jazz, Buenos Aires, Don't Cry For Me Argentina, Cabaret & Big Spender.
February 13th, 2016
Jessica made her debut w/ the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra in A Musical Valentine: The Love Songs of Marvin Hamlisch. After 9 years she had the honor of revisiting some of A Chorus Line's most beloved songs like Nothing, Music & the Mirror, At The Ballet & What I Did For Love.
July 22 - August 12, 2015
Jessica starred as Stephanie Mangano in the world premiere of the new Saturday Night Feveratthe Finger Lakes Music Theatre Festival in Auburn, NY.
Jessica finished the pre-Broadway run & world premiere of The Bandstand, directed & choreographed by Tony Award winner, Andy Blankenbuehler at the Paper Mill Playhouse. The Bandstand is slated to hit Broadway in the 2016/17 season!
Jessica taught her Next Stop Broadway Workshop Series for both the Missouri State Thespian Conference in January & the National Thespian Conference last summer! She shared her 17 years of professional performance experience w/ hundreds of aspiring young performers and gave them an idea of what it's like to have a career on Broadway & in Musical Theatre.