Jessica Foley


BSR Contributor Since July 10, 2012

Jessica Foley is a Philadelphia actress.

Philadelphia Theater
The Night of the Iguana Charlotte Dir: Randall McCann South Camden Theater Co.
Overnight Theater Lead Dir: Mark Knight Plays&Players Theater Co.
Negative Space Lead Dir: Kathy Russo Painted Bride Art Center
(Self- conceived solo show)
Bus Stop Elma Dir: Tom Quinn Montgomery Theater
Plant/Flower Lead Dir: Alyse Rowen Haigh Walking Fish Theater
Franklin Tales Storyteller Dir: Geoffrey Berwind Historical Philadelphia

New York Theater
Uncle Vanya Sonya Dir: Austin Pendleton HB Studios Workshop
Summer and Smoke Nelly Ewell Dir: Austin Pendleton HB Studios Workshop
Travesties Lead Dir: Trav S. Dee Surf Reality

Michigan Theater
Orphan Train Angel Dir: Guy Sanville Purple Rose Theater
Come Back, Little Sheba Marie Dir: Owen Nash Orpheus Productions
Fifth of July Shirley Dir: Kathy Krater Phoenix Productions

University Theater
Via Toledo Leopoldo Colletta Dir: Lenora Champagne SUNY Purchase
(Performed in Italian)
Nickels Lead Dir: Lenora Champagne SUNY Purchase
(Self-conceived solo show)
This Property Is Condemned Willie Starr Dir: Imani Douglas SUNY Purchase
Gas House Gorillas Lead Dir: Justin Case SUNY Purchase

Additional Theatrical Employment
Intern Joanne Rile Artists Mgmt. August 2011
Production Dramaturge The Dead Dir: Eleanor Holdridge Purchase Acting Co.
Administrative Assistant Pearl Theater Dir: Shepherd Sobel New York, NY
Sound Op. Performance Net. Dir: Dan Freidman Ann Arbor, MI

Special Skills
Dialects: Standard British, Irish, Texan, American Southern, Polish, New York: Brooklyn, and Queens. Sketch Comedy, good with kids; dancing: partnered Irish Ceili, basic tap and ballet; Makes perfect eggs-over-easy.

Acting coach: Bill Roudebush
Bachelor of Arts, Drama Studies,
SUNY Purchase College, New York, GPA 3.6
F.H.LaGuardia High School of Performing Arts, New York

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Dizzia, Shannon: Where does the stage end?

Soho Rep's "Uncle Vanya' in New York

Theater for hard times, or: Getting there is half the fun

It took me a week of standing in line to see Annie Baker's updated adaptation of Uncle Vanya. But where else can you see cutting-edge theater for 99 cents, not to mention climbing over Kevin Kline to reach your seat?
Jessica Foley

Jessica Foley

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Detail from 'The Last Judgment': Michelangelo managed just fine without air conditioning.

Suffering for art: An actress speaks

Passion, pain, art and money: In defense of suffering artists

Is suffering for art ultimately a romantic but masochistic notion? As an actress, I disagree with BSR's Jackie Atkins. Artists don't measure our success by the material rewards. And we shouldn't.
Jessica Foley

Jessica Foley

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