Background

Jess’s ultimate goal was corporate training and to live his dream helping people as a Keynote Speaker, Motivational Speaker and Team Builder. Using his life experience with Dyslexia and 19 years of Corporate Culture and with the use of  humor and improv he will help make stronger teams and smarter managers.

Drexel University:
Creative Leadership and Problem solving (NBA Program)
Acting Fundamentals with Gerre Garrett
Speech and Articulation
Improv for Actors with Bobbi Block
Professional Presentations with Erik Herr “News Caster”

Clubs Performed/Credits:

Comedy Cabaret, (Doylestown) PA
The Comics Connection, NJ
Broadway Comedy Club, NY
NY Comedy Club, NY
Comix, NY
Rock Bar, NY
Helium Comedy Club, Philadelphia PA
Chuckles Comedy Club ,Valleyforge  PA
Adrian Theater Phila PA
Philadelphia Fringe Festival, Phila PA
F Harold Comedy Festival, Phila PA
THE WARE CENTER/MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY
Tuscany Casino  Las Vegas
Parx Casino
Cape May Convention Hall
Poconuts
The Grape Room
Comedian Deconstruction
A bunch of Bars you never heard of in a lot of little towns!

Art Training:
The Art Institute of Philadelphia: I studied Animation Media Arts.
I worked with both traditional hand drawn animation, background design and color theory as well as Digital animation and 3D design.

Comedy and Improv Training
Special Training:
Acting for Animation
The Art Institute of Philadelphia, Worked with body language and movement.

Stand Up Comedy
Trained with Judy Carter, the Author of the Comedy Bible
Most of my style is based off of Judy’s style of joke writing and theory.
Studied with Jerry Corley on delivery and comedy styles

Improv:
Founding Member of Iron Lung Improv Troup

Philadelphia Improv Theater:
Studied 101 with Mike Marbach
Studied 201 with Amie Roe
Studied 301 with Mike Marbach
Studied 401 with Nate Edmondson
Susan Messing Improv Master Class
Fun Easy Improv in 3 Simple Steps with Matt Holmes
Advanced Improv the UCB Way Workshop

Magnet Theater:
Improv Level One: Rick Andrews
Coaching/Teaching Improv : Student: Armando Diaz
Storytelling : Adam Wade

ComedySportz:
Level 101 Advanced Improv with David Dritsas
Level 201 Advanced Improv with David Dritsas
Level 301 Advanced Improv with David Dritsas