Jessica Kitchens was born and bred in Northern California, where she spent her childhood expressing creativity via spandex, bad haircuts, and sticker collections. Jessica did her undergraduate studies in Theater and Political Science at the University of California, Davis, then received an M.F.A. in Acting from the American Conservatory Theater. She has performed on numerous stages across the Bay Area and country, and is a recipient of the Maureen McKibben Alumni Fellowship Award from A.C.T. and the 2011 Shenson Performing Arts Fellowship. Jessica spends most of her downtime talking with her husband about how awesome their dog is.