Born and raised in New York City, Jessica Azenberg made her professional debut on ABC’s One Life to Live as “Baby Jessica.” A serious ballet student growing up, she trained at the School of American Ballet, Manhattan Youth Ballet, Ballet Academy East, Miami City Ballet and the Central Pennsylvania Youth Ballet. She attended high school at the Professional Children’s School and received a B.F.A. in Dance from The Boston Conservatory. Since graduating college, Jessica has worked at many theaters around the country. Some of her favorite theatre credits include Spamalot (Arkansas Repertory Theatre, Geva Theatre), Hello! My Baby (Goodspeed Musicals), A Christmas Carol: The Musical (Pioneer Theatre Company), Hello, Dolly! (Cape Playhouse) and Thoroughly Modern Millie(Ogunquit Playhouse). In addition to performing, Jessica is a passionate dance instructor and currently teaches at Shuffles Broadway Tap and Musical Theatre School and Dance With Miss Rachel in New York City.
Did you yourself attend Usdan?
I attended USDAN when I was 8 and 9yrs old. My major was ballet and my minor was Tap. I actually started Tap Dancing at USDAN!