Jessica Lea Risco hails from Minnesota’s lake country where she received a B.A. in Theatre and English from Gustavus Adolphus College. She has worked in Minneapolis, New York City, Tucson, Honolulu and now the San Francisco/Bay Area, which has become her home. Locally, she has worked with The San Francisco Play House (The Nether), The Actors Theatre of San Francisco (Savage in Limbo and A Delicate Balance), the One-Minute Play Festival (Playwrights Center), the O’Neill Festival (Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and The Iceman Cometh) and Off-Broadway West’s The Birthday Party which was nominated for Best Ensemble (TBA Awards). Favorite roles include: Harper Pitt in Angels in America, May in Fool for Love, and Ellie Dunn in Heartbreak House.