Jessica Morgan is a New York City based actress, improviser, educator, and director. After receiving a BFA in musical theatre from Missouri State University, Jessica relocated to New York to begin her education at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre. While studying sketch and improv comedy she formed the improv team Wicked City which performs at comedy festivals around the country. Jessica currently performs at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre on the harold team Some Kid and with the musical improv team Rumpleteaser. Jessica is also a member of the Upright Citizens Brigade Touring Company. With TourCo, she not only performs at universities and corporate events, she also teaches workshops.
As an educator, Jessica has worked for Royal Family Productions and Three Legged Chair, Inc. Jessica's role in both of these organizations is to bring performance arts education to schools in New York City such as The Chapin School and Avenues: The World School. In these educational environments, Jessica has choreographed, directed, and scripted original works.
Currently, Jessica is working as a writer and director for veteran storyteller Jean Le Bec's one woman show. Jessica and Jean recently workshopped the untitled project at the Barton Booth residency MAKE ROOM on Governor's Island.
Along with her weekly performances at the Upright Citizens Brigade Theatre and other comedy theaters around New York City, Jessica's favorite performance opportunities have been the role of the Baker's Wife in Into the Woods at Crane River Theatre, Woman in The 39 Steps at Arundel Barn Playhouse and Carnelle Scott in The Miss Firecracker Contest at Tent Theatre.