Jess Kadish



THIS SEASON: Katherina in The Taming of the Shrew, Mariana/Officer in Measure for Measure, Don Pedro in Much Ado About Nothing

OTHER THEATRE: Viola, Twelfth Night (Montana Shakespeare in the Parks); Regan, King Lear (Montana Shakespeare in the Parks); Alabaster (16th Street Theatre); The Locusts (The Gift Theatre); I Now Pronounce (New Jewish Theatre); Twelfth Night, Henry V, Travesties, Failure: A Love Story, Iago’s Plot, Mr. Burns: A Post-Electric Play, Kingdom City (Illinois Theatre); My Father’s Keeper (Latinx Theatre Commons); La Fulana Respetuosa, Blowout (Aguijón Theatre).

EDUCATION: MFA in Acting, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; BA in Theatre and Performance Studies, The University of Chicago

AWARDS: Departmental Distinction honors, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign; Windy City Times LGBTQ 30 Under 30 (Chicago)

PRONOUNS: she/her