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.
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 earned both her Actor's Equity and SAG-AFTRA memberships as a working actor.
In love with the craft of acting; 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.
In 2018 Jacqueline co-foudned her passion project International Girls Ensemble, a non profit organization empowering girls through the arts. (intlgirlsensemble.org)
Currently Jacqueline is earning her Masters degree in Educational Theatre from The City College of New York.