Jess has coached actors into some of the world's top drama programs including the University of North Carolina School of the Arts, SUNY Purchase, DePaul, and more.

 

Whether an actor is from Beijing or the Bronx, Jess aims to unleash the humanity we all share.

Jidé  Okunola

BA, Guildhall School of Music and Drama

Huiling Liu

MFA, East 15 Acting School

Nathan M. Ramsey

MFA, University of Illinois

Jess has penned scripts for stage and screen.  His writing has been awarded residencies and grants across America. Speak Daggers, his solo show, was praised for marrying the poetry of Shakespeare with the rhythms of inner-city L.A.​ As a consultant, Jess has helped writers turn initial concepts into major motion pictures.