About Jessica
Jessica Boone is a classically trained American actress living in Europe. Professionally she has appeared as many of Shakespeare's greatest women incuding Rosalind, Juliet, Ophelia, Innogen, Helena, Regan, and Thaisa. Jessica has also voiced hundreds of episodes of Japanese Anime, was recently seen as Rabia in the ABC-TV series Missing, starring Ashley Judd, Sean Bean and Cliff Curtis and can be seen in the upcoming feature films Unlocked starring Noomi Rapace, Michael Douglas, Orlando Bloom and John Malkovich and Puerto Ricans in Paris starring Luis Guzman.
 
 
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About Jessica Boone

Jessica Boone as Hero in <i>Much Ado About Nothing</i> directed by Guy Roberts for the Prague Shakespeare Company

Jessica Boone as Hero in
Much Ado About Nothing directed by
Guy Roberts for the
Prague Shakespeare Company

Based out of Prague, Czech Republic, Jessica is the co-CEO, Company Manager and an Associate Artist for Prague Shakespeare Company the Czech Republic’s professional English-language theatre. Her film and TV work includes the upcoming feature films Unlocked starring Michael Douglas, Orlando Bloom, Noomi Rapace and John Malkovich and Puerto Ricans In Paris starring Rosario Dawson, Rosie Perez and Luis Guzman. Jessica also appeared in the independent film Spectrauma and on ABC-TV as Rabia in MISSING starring Ashley Judd, Sean Bean and Cliff Curtis.

She has also been seen on the internet in Škoda's web series: Meet The Engineer. She is known throughout the anime world for her work voicing hundreds of characters in Japanese animated series such as Akame ga Kill!, Hello Kitty, Angelic Layer, High School of the Dead and Azumanga Daioh. 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.

Jessica Boone stars as Lady Macbeth in Macbeth the Prague Shakespeare Company

Jessica Boone stars as Lady Macbeth in Macbeth
for the Prague Shakespeare Company.

In April 2016 Jessica will appear on tour with Academy-Award nominated composer Patrick Doyle, conductor James Sherman and actor Guy Roberts in Patrick Doyle's Music of Shakespeare in Orlando, Florida produced by Orlando Shakespeare Theater in partnership with UCF and as Lady Macbeth in Macbeth and Hero in Much Ado About Nothing from Prague Shakespeare Company at the Great Hall of the Historic Library of Alexandria, Egypt.

Other recent appearances with PSC include Vanda in Venus in Fur in Prague at Divadlo Kolowrat and on tour to Main Street Theater Company in Houston, Texas and Budapest, Hungary with the Budapest English Theatre, and Viola in Twelfth Night and Lady Macbeth in Macbeth also on tour to Houston, Texas with Main Street Theater Company, Rosalind in As You Like It at the Estates Theater, Hero in Much Ado About Nothing, Katherine / Boy in Henry V, Innogen in Cymbeline, and Fools for Love: Shakespeare’s Sonnets. Other PSC work includes Ophelia in Hamlet, Lady Anne in Richard III, Regan in King Lear and Rosalind in As You Like It at Vysehrad and on tour for the inaugural season of the Krumlov Shakespeare Festival in Český Krumlov.

Jessica Boone stars as Ophelia in Hamlet the Prague Shakespeare Company

Jessica Boone as Ophelia
in Hamlet for the Prague Shakespeare Company.

American theatre appearances include Main Street Theater in the regional premiere of Tom Stoppard’s Tony Award winning Coast of Utopia trilogy (Natasha Tuchkova Ogareva), Or (Nell Gwynne) and The Heidi Chronicles. She spent five consecutive seasons as a company member with the Houston Shakespeare Festival where her appearances included leading roles in A Midsummer Night's Dream (Helena), Pericles (Thaisa), Cymbeline (Innogen), Romeo and Juliet (Juliet) as well as supporting roles in Love's Labor's Lost, The Tempest, Julius Caesar and Titus Andronicus. She has performed with The Alley Theatre in A Christmas Carol (Martha Cratchit) and The Virginia Musical Theater in Ballroom (Diane). 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 (Mary Flynn), Bronx Bashert (Stella), and the title role in Lady Windermere's Fan. She spent three years bringing the Bard to Houston area schools in Romeo and Juliet (Juliet) and Much Ado About Nothing (Beatrice) 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 and British Equity.

 

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