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Melissa Jesser
AEA
Hair: Brown / Eyes: Hazel / Height: 5.2
melisssa.jesser@gmail.com

THEATRE-REGIONAL
Back The Night, Em Boston Playwright's Theatre Dir. Daniela Varon
The Flick, Rose Gloucester Stage Company Dir. Bridget O'Leary
Mr g, Belhor Underground Railway Theatre Dir. Wesley Savick
The Seagull, Maid Huntington Theatre Company Dir. Maria Aitken
The Bluebeard Project, Miranda Huntington Theatre Company Summer Workshop Dir. Melia Bensussen
Chosen Child, Anne Boston Playwrights’ Theatre Dir. Megan Schy Gleeson
Xingu (reading), Mrs. Leverett ArtsEmerson Dir. David Dower
Romeo and Juliet, Juliet Shakespeare Now! Dir. Linda Lowy
Midsummer, Titania/Hippolyta/Snout Shakespeare Now! Dir. Linda Lowy
Macbeth, Lady Macbeth Shakespeare Now! Dir. Linda Lowy
The Hobbit, Balin Wheelock Family Theatre Dir. Shelley Bolman
The Aurora Project, Nora Science Fiction Theatre Company Dir. Vincent Ularich
Steel Magnolias, Shelby The Footlight Club Dir. Heather Konar

THEATRE-EDUCATIONAL
The Winter's Tale, Hermoine Emerson Stage Dir. Melia Bensussen
Cloud 9, Mrs. Saunders/Lin Emerson Stage Dir. Maureen Shea
As You Like It, Jaques Emerson College Dir. Peter Anderson
Dancing at Lughnasa, Agnes Emerson College Dir. Daniel Robert
Seascape, Nancy Emerson College Dir. Nick Medveschck

FILM
Tumbledown, Supporting Bron Studios Inc. Dir. Sean Meshaw
Kronos, Supporting MK3 Creative
Angel of View, Lead Ritch Works Productions Dir. Padrick Rich

EDUCATION
Emerson College, BFA Acting;
Linklater: Craig Mathers, Amelia Broome, Melissa Baroni
Movement/Shakespeare: Sarah Hickler
Scene Study: David Krasner, Kathleen Donahue
Stage Combat: Ted Hewlett
Acting for the Camera: Ken Cheesemen
Interlochen Arts Academy: Full time boarding student

AWARDS
Eliot Norton Award (Best Ensemble: The Seagull)
32nd Annual EVVY Award (Outstanding Female Actor for Screen: Kara)

SPECIAL SKILLS
Dialects (British RP, Cockney, Northern Irish, French, New York, Southern), Singing (Alto), Stage Combat (Unarmed, Rapier), Yoga, Burping on command