Born in Montreal, Jessica got her start as a teen star in Canadian TV before moving to California to get an acting degree from CalArts. During her education, she had the opportunity to study theatre at the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow and to perform in the Center for New Theatre at CalArts’ inaugural all-female production of King Lear in LA in Dijon, France. Theatre credits include the title role in The Little Prince at South Coast Repertory, Kattrin in Mother Courage at The Theatre at Boston Court, Mayella Ewell in To Kill a Mockingbird with The Arizona Theatre Company, and as Mary Eleanor in Women Behind Bars at the Celebration Theatre, to name a few. Jessica has appeared in numerous TV roles, commercials and web-based content, and is a long standing performer as well as board member for Lab Twenty6 writers group. She is co-producer of The Solution, the first Lab Twenty6 based film project.