Biography
 

Jennifer MasseyJennifer Massey has been acting professionally for over 20 years. She has appeared in numerous television shows, films, commercials and industrials as well as on stage. (For specific credits, see Resume.)

As a native of Virginia, Jennifer originally began her studies as an engineering major at Virginia Tech with a Marshall Hahn Engineering scholarship. She studied both engineering and architecture for several years before transferring her major to Theatre Arts. She completed her undergraduate work with two degrees -- one in Theatre Arts and one in Communications -- graduating magna cum laude in both subjects.

After college, Jennifer auditioned for and was invited to join the 2-year Internship Program at the highly acclaimed Alliance Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia. It was in Atlanta that she began her on-camera career -- doing mostly commercials and industrials, as well as regional film and television roles. From there, Jennifer relocated to Los Angeles, where she trained and worked for over 9 years.

In Los Angeles, Jennifer studied extensively with reknowned acting teacher, Diana Castle, and also with Castle's mentor, Harry Mastrogeorge. She was also accepted as a student at the Groundlings Theatre where she trained in comedy improvisation. She performed stand-up comedy under the tutelage of Mark Lonow, famed executive of L.A.'s legendary Improv Comedy Club. Throughout her time in Los Angeles, Jennifer continued to appear in television shows, commercials and films as well as performing in regional theatres both in and outside of Los Angeles. While in Los Angeles, Jennifer also studied sign language and performed in several productions with the critically acclaimed Deaf West Theatre, including her role as The Voice of Joan (opposite Linda Bove) in "Saint Joan," for which Jennifer received a Dramalogue award for "Best Supporting Actress".

Jennifer recently returned to the East Coast where her acting career has only progressed. She continues to perform regularly on television and in film, travelling throughout the U.S. and overseas. She currently resides in Virginia, where she occasionally teaches acting and performs on stage.

Jennifer Massey is a member of Actors Equity, Screen Actors Guild, and the American Federation of Television and Radio Artists.

 

 
 
 
 
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