Jésica Terry is an Argentinean actress, director, writer, stage manager 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 House of Chavis, Deadly Stages, I Will Call Again (ATI AWARD 2022 as a Special Recognition for her performance),
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 two ATI Awards 2020 for Best Cast and Best Production in English). And her play "Voy a Volver a Llamar" won 1st Place at the Monologando Ando Theatre Festival 2022.
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”.
ANNE BEING FRANK
Jésica Terry is currently the Assistant Stage Manager for the Off-Broadway show Anne Being Frank, produced by the Emerging Artists Theatre. The show runs till October 29th. Tickets at https://www.tickettailor.com/events/emergingartiststheatre/983662?
MONOLOGANDO ANDO THEATRE FESTIVAL 2023
Jésica Terry won First Place with "Voy a Volver a Llamar", presented at The Producers Club on October 2022. This year, presented by Cuchame Theater Company and JJF Productions, she's coming back as a guest for 2 performances only.