Jessica Jahn graduated from Rutgers University with degrees in Psychology and Dance, and danced professionally in NYC before beginning a career in design. She has had the opportunity to work on various projects with directors such as Tina Landau, Tommy Kail, Francesca Zambello, Charles Randolph Wright, Kevin Newbury, Michael Cavanaugh, and artist Michael Counts, as well as writers/composers Charles Fuller, Eisa Davis, Norah Ephron, Kevin Puts, Jake Heggie, Mark Campbell and Charles Busch.
Jessica has collaborated on projects including Love, Loss and What I Wore at the Westside Theatre, Die Mommie Die! at New World Stages (Winner of the Lucille Lortel Award), Once On This Island at Papermill Playhouse, One Night... (World Premiere) at The Cherry Lane, Life Is A Dream (World Premiere) at Santa Fe Opera, Monodramas and Mose in Egitto at New York City Opera, West Side Story at Houston Grand Opera, Anna Bolena at Lyric Opera of Chicago, The Manchurian Candidate (World Premiere) at Minnesota Opera, Maria Stuarda at Seattle Opera, as well as Norma at Canadian Opera Company (Winner of the Dora Mavor Moore Awards), Dead Man Walking at Washington National Opera, and Moby Dick at Utah Opera.
Jessica is also an Adjunct Costume Design Professor with Brandeis University’s Theatre Arts Dept.