About Jessica Boone
Jessica recently appeared on ABC-TV as Rabia in MISSING starring Ashley Judd, Sean Bean and Cliff Curtis. She can also be seen on the internet in Škoda's web series: Meet the Engineer. On stage, Jessica's recent appearances include the Princess of France and the Boy in Prague Shakespeare Company and Main Street Theater Company's production of Henry V and Ophelia in Hamlet produced by Prague Shakespeare Company, playing in association with the National Theatre at Kolowrat Divadlo. Other recent stage appearances include Lady Anne in Richard III for Prague Shakespeare Company and Natasha in The Coast of Utopia for Main Street Theater Company. Jessica made her PSC debut as as Rosalind in As You Like It (also on tour in South Bohemia with the Krumlov Shakespeare Festival) and Regan in King Lear (on tour in Houston and Prague). She has also appeared with Main Street Theater in Or and The Heidi Chronicles as well as with the Houston Shakespeare Festival as Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream. Other Houston Shakespeare Festival leading roles including Juliet in Romeo and Juliet, Innogen in Cymbeline, and Thaisa in Pericles as well as supporting roles in Love's Labor's Lost, The Tempest, Julius Caesar and Titus Andronicus. Other Houston favorites are A Christmas Carol with The Alley Theatre. She has appeared in Ballroom for The Virginia Musical Theater. With The Children's Theatre Festival, she performed in two new musicals composed by Jerry Bock, The New Adventures of Pinocchio and The Land of Broken Toys. Other CTF credits include The Emperor's New Clothes, Aesop's Fables and Peter and the Wolf. Jessica graduated magna cum laude with a BA in Acting and Directing from The University of Houston School of Theatre & Dance where she performed with the Stuart Ostrow Musical Theatre Collaboration in Merrily We Roll Along, Bronx Bashert, and the title role in Lady Windermere's Fan. Jessica is a company voice artist with Studio Center where she has lent her voice to the Spiderwoman web comics and numerous national commercials and campaigns. She is also internationally known for her work voicing hundreds of characters in Japanese animated series such as Hello Kitty, Angelic Layer, Princess Tutu and Azumanga Daioh. She spent three years bringing the Bard to Houston area schools as Juliet in Romeo and Juliet and Beatrice in Much Ado About Nothing with Shakespeare Outreach, a touring arm of the Shakespeare Globe Center of the Southwest. Jessica is a recognized actor/combatant by the Society of American Fight Directors and a proud member of Actors' Equity Association. Jessica will be seen later this season on stage as Innogen in Cymbeline, as Vanda in Venus in Fur and reprising her Rosalind in As You Like It at Divadlo Kolowrat in Prague, produced by the Prague Shakespeare Company.