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”.
ATI AWARDS 2022
Jésica Terry won an ATI AWARD as a Special Recognition for her performance as Martha Carlon in the play "I Will Call Again" that was performed at Teatro Latea on October 2021 as part of the NYFall/Winterfest.
MONOLOGANDO ANDO THEATRE FESTIVAL 2022
Jésica Terry won First Place with "Voy a Volver a Llamar", presented at The Producers Club on October 2022.