Jessica Bogart

Assistant Professor

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Jessica Boevers Bogart is a theatrical director, teacher of many disciplines, and actor who served as an associate artistic director at Chicago’s Apple Tree Theater. She has played leading roles on Broadway in Les Miserables, A Funny Thing Happened On The Way To The Forum, Rent, Oklahoma, Beauty & the Beast, Boeing Boeing, Brief Encounter, In My Life, Dear Evan Hansen, and performed with NYCO in A Little Night Music at Lincoln Center. She has rehearsed and collaborated on creating new works with some of the most brilliant artists of our time including Andy Blankenbuehler, Sam Mendes, Stephen Sondheim, Trevor Nunn, and Tina Landau. Additionally, she has shared the stage with greats like Mark Rylance, Zoe Caldwell, Jeremy Irons, Nathan Lane, and Whoopi Goldberg. Jessica has directed award-winning regional theater productions in Chicago, Raleigh, and New York. She holds a B.F.A. from the Cincinnati Conservatory of Music where both she and her husband Matt Bogart have been honored as distinguished alumni. She also holds an M.A. from New York University in Educational Theatre. She previously lived in New York and is the mother of two sons, Tru and Easton.

Updated on: 5/14/2024