Jésica Terry is an Argentinean actress, director, writer and teacher who currently lives in New York City pursuing her dreams. Her passion towards the arts awakened at an early age and drove her to obtain a BFA in Dramatic Arts and Actor Teaching Degree from Universidad del Salvador. Post graduation she also obtained a Musical Theatre Degree from AMDA New York (The American Musical and Dramatic Academy). With a strong conviction about the importance of the arts in every individual’s education, as well as the importance of education in the arts, she loves to motivate young artists in every class and workshop she instructs. Throughout her career she has worked with notable directors such as Virginia Podestá, Diane Ciesla, Peter MacFarlane, Edgardo Dib, Aksel Tang, Dennis Kelly Higgins, Keith Andrews, Isabel Junco, amongst others. Some of her recent credits in Argentina and the USA include La Chica del Crisantemo Blanco, Histerias
de una Noche, Rapiña: cuatro obras cortas de amor y depredación, It’s a Woman Thing (The story of a friendship), On the Spot, building a musical, Historias and The Kentucky Tragedy. Her unique drive and perseverance led her to perform in some important Off-Broadway venues such as The Producers Club, The Magnet Theatre, The Hudson Guild Theatre and even at the Argentinian Consulate in New York City. She was also part of several theatre festivals such as the NY SummerFest 2019, where she performed It’s a Woman Thing (The story of a friendship), which received three nominations for the Premios ATI of New York (Best Director, Best Cast and Best Production of an English Play).
Completely in love with the city that doesn’t sleep, which she says “feels like home”, this multifaceted artist and passionate educator keeps moving forward and looking for new projects that help her grow, because “if you are always learning, you’ll never stop improving”.
Jésica can be seen as Lara in the micro-theatre play "Barbijo Obligatorio" presented at Festival Mientras Tanto Temporada 2.
Jésica will appear as 'Adela' in Tía Malvina by Florencia Aroldi, directed by Andrés López-Alicea and produced by Roberto Peloni, which will be part of La Lengua Te Muestra, a cicle of virtual theatre that La Lengua Teatro en Español is offering online on Saturday September 26th at 8pm EST. Tickets can be purchase at www.lalengua.org
"La Chica del Crisantemo Blanco"
Jésica will perform along with Juan Pablo Mendive in an Online Quarantine Version of "La Chica del Crisantemo Blanco" on October 10th at 6pm EST produced by Cuchame Theatre Co.