YASHA JACKSON

She came. She believed. She conquered.

MEZZO/POP ALTO                                                     SAG-AFTRA, AEA
                                                                                     5'8

TV/FILM                                                      

THE GET DOWN                               Guest Star                  NETFLIX      Dir. Baz Luhrmann

LITTLE BOXES                                   Supporting               NETFLIX       Prod: Cary Fukunaga

NURSE JACKIE                                   Guest Star                SHOWTIME

MYSTERIES OF LAURA                       Guest Star                 NBC                                                 

FOREVER                                             Co-Star                     ABC                                                

NBC  DIVERISTY SHOWCASE                Lead                       NBC    

LAW & ORDER SVU                           Guest Lead                NBC

ABOUT TO BREAK (pilot)                       Lead                    A&E

GRAND THEFT AUTO V                     Principal                    ROCKSTAR VIDEO GAMES

WITHOUT YOU                                  Principal                    Dir. Derrick Anthony

HOT MESS SEASON(Web-series)           Lead                       Dir. Amy Kersten

 

NEW YORK THEATRE

THE BEAUTIFUL BEAUTIFUL SEA NEXT DOOR        Medusa          T.Scrieber Gloria Maddox, Barbara Harris
PUBERTY RITES                                                          Keesha           New Federal Theatre, A. Dean Irby
ALL AMERICAN GIRLS                                                 Sarah              Actors Temple, Layon Gray
TAP THE LEOPARD (Workshop)                                Narrator          New York Theatre Workshop
 

CONSERVATORY THEATRE

THE CHERRY ORCHARD                                            Varya                John Gould Rubin
JAMES JOYCE’S THE DEAD (MUSICAL)                   Molly Ivors       Eleanor Holdridge
THE SEAGULL                                                             Paulina             David Bassuk
THE LEARNED LADIES                                               Armande      Mallory Catlett
MEASURE FOR MEASURE                                         Mariana            Tracy Bersley
PULLMAN CAR HIAWATHA                                        Ms. ChurchillLisa Benavides

COMMERCIALS

NUMEROUS National on-camera and voice over including Beyonce's voice for L'Oreal and Weight Watchers

Brand Voice for YOPLAIT and TIDE. Other conflicts upon request.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Fine Arts in Acting - SUNY PURCHASE, Conservatory of
Theatre Arts and Film
Acting: John Gould Rubin, A. Dean Irby, Charles Tuthill, Joan Potter,
Dale Moffit.
Speech: Leigh Dillon. Voice: Craig Bacon, Wendy Parr.
Movement: Jill Echo (Paul Taylor), Ronnie Stewart.  Lecoq/Improv:
Richard Crawford, David Bridel.
Stage Combat: Ian Rose.

UCB Theatre for Improv Comedy

Duke Ellington School of the Arts
Acting: Vera Katz, Kenneth Johnson, Courtney Baker Oliver.
Voice/Speech: Traci Jenkins.
Combat: Rip Clausson.

SPECIAL SKILLS
Improv, Spoken Word and Rap, Singing, Move Well; Stage Combat:
Unarmed/Single Sword/Quarterstaff; Dialects: South African/African,
British Dialects, Caribbean, Irish, Southern American.

Commercial & VO Rep: ABRAMS ARTISTS AGENCY

646-486-4600