JESSICA WU is a New York City based writer, director, and song-writer who began her professional theatre career over a decade ago as a dancer/singer/actor/musician/whatever-you-want-me-to-do-if-it-pays-the-bills. As the latter, she has performed on Broadway, Off-Broadway, Off-Off Broadway, in a half-dozen National Tours, regionally, on television, on YouTube, and "For free because you're my friend, but I swear this is the last time".
Select credits include the Broadway Revivals of Miss Saigon and A Chorus Line, Shakespeare in the Park, The Radio City Spring Spectacular, Lincoln Center, BAM, Signature Theatre, The Kennedy Center, Paper Mill Playhouse, Goodspeed Musicals, the National Tours of Doctor Dolittle, The King And I, Wizard of Oz, Miss Saigon, and A Chorus Line, as well as on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert and The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon.
Jessica's songs have been featured in concerts and events at 54 Below, Joe’s Pub, The Triad, Green Room 42, Symphony Space, and The Cell. Her full-length written works include YOU, ME, I, WE and Brass Heart the musical. For their 2017-2018 and 2018-2019 seasons, Jessica served as Associate Artistic Director of Royal Family Productions in Times Square where she acted as Associate Director and Dramaturg for numerous productions, including Women on Fire: Stories from the Frontlines, Women on Fire: Scorching the Dividing Lines, thoughts of a COLORED MAN on a day when the sun set too early, MM2000, and Anne of Green Gables: Parts I and II.
She is the owner of Inspirate Creative, specializing in Collaborative Creative Consulting and Development - which is a fancy way of saying Jessica will roll up her sleeves and help you work through your creative sh*t. Check out Inspirate Creative HERE.
Jessica lives in East Harlem with her husband Ian, her rescue dog Howie, and two feline overlords named Oscar and Sammy.