Jessica Natalie Smith ’21

Trinity Rep: Understudy for Lizzy and Jane, Pride and Prejudice. Brown/ Trinity Rep: Nice, good god; Ariel, The Tempest; Kurosowa 4, Akira Kurosowa Explains His Movies and Yogurt…; Mrs. Winemiller/Bassett, Summer and Smoke. Other Theaters: Featured Artist, 2020 Broadway Gala, 24 Hour Plays; Laertes, Hamlet, The Gallery Players; Shayla, Shayla and the Magic Paintbrush, The Hangar Theatre Lab; Actor 1, Tidwell or the Plantation Play, Samuel French OOBF. Other: Jessica is an actress, director, and choreographer from Riverside, CA. She received her BFA in acting from North Carolina A&T State University. A third year in the Brown/Trinity Rep MFA Acting program, Jessica recently directed a film adaptation of Aftermath by Mary P. Burrill. For more information about her work, please visit