Jacqueline grew up in upstate New York just a ten minute drive outside of Saratoga Springs. She is a New York City based actor, singer, and arts educator.
Jacqueline discovered her love of singing and acting early and began performing in regional theatre at age 8. High School was spent acting in school and regional theatre; singing in local coffee shops, at Saratoga County State fairs, Albany's Annual First Night Celebration and in various Tri-State regional vocal competitions.
Jacqueline received her BFA in Theatre Performance from the University at Buffalo. Noted professors include Tony nominated Stephen McKinley Henderson and SUNY Chancellor Award winner and International teacher Maria S. Horne. Under their guidance Jacqueline studied Meisner and Strasberg technique throughout her four year undergraduate career. When not in class, Jacqueline performed in the UB Theatre and Dance Department productions and local professional Buffalo theatre.
After graduating, Jacqueline moved to New York City to attend the acclaimed The Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre. Founded in 1928 and made famous by Sanford Meisner who joined the staff in 1935, Jacqueline was immersed in 8 hour acting, singing, and dance classes 5 days a week. After leaving the playhouse, Jacqueline began working with the fantastic team at Ingber and Associates and appeared in Off Broadway and regional theatres throughout the country; earning both her Actor's Equity and SAG-AFTRA memberships as a professional actor.
Fascinated with the pedagogy of acting technique; Jacqueline has studied at The Barrow Group, Michael Howard Studios, Deborah Hedwall Studio, and Scott Freeman of Freeman Studios. Jacqueline has also honed her comedic chops at UCB currently completing their improvisation training program.
Jacqueline continues to work on stage (regionally and internationally), on camera (commercial/TV/and film), and as a voice over artist.
Jacqueline, always a fierce defender and advocate for girls and women; co-founded an all female production company called The Radium Girls Productions in 2013. Through her company, Jacqueline produced and performed in plays written for and by women on various New York City stages.
In 2017 Jacqueline co-foudned her passion project Girls 4 Girls, a non profit organization committed to championing girls and women onstage and in the global community through arts education.
Currently Jacqueline is earning her Masters degree in Educational Theatre from The City College of New York.