In November, Fuse Productions and Penn State School of Theatre collaborated to bring A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum to the Citizen’s Bank Theatre in downtown State College, PA. This hilarious musical was directed by Emmy Frank, music directed by Richard Biever, and choreographed by Donna Dunmire. There was never a dull moment […]
Shortly after beginning her Junior year, Jessica began brush-up rehearsals for a new play written by Nsangou Njiham, called I.D (directed by Steve Broadnax). This was Jessica’s first show as PSM at Penn State! I.D. was written specifically for the 3rd year M.F.A. candidate actors at Penn State. The actors had travelled to South Africa to tour the piece just a few […]
This past Summer, Jessica landed an incredible internship in NYC with the Off-Broadway company, Second Stage Theatre (2ST). She served as a stage management intern under PSM, Lori Ann Zepp, for 2ST’s Uptown series, which focuses on developing new plays. During her time at Second Stage, Jessica worked on The Other Thing (written by Emily Schwend, directed by Lucie Tiberghien) and King […]
This past February, Jessica was the assistant stage manager for Penn State School of Theatre’s production of Avenue Q, directed by Courtney Young. She was responsible for managing around 30 puppets, including quick changes! Click HERE for more info!