Jessamyn Fitzpatrick is Chicago born actor and educator. A graduate of Reed College in Portland, OR, Jessamyn has performed with various Chicago companies including Jackalope, Broken Nose Theatre, Raven Theatre, Mudlark and Walkabout. She is a company member with For Youth Inquiry for the Illinois Caucus of Adolescent Health - which offers participatory theatre and workshops surrounding reproductive justice. With FYI Jessamyn conceived, co-wrote and produced FIRST, a play about virginity in 2017 and more recently co-wrote This Boat Called my Body, in 2018 a play about abortion access in Illinois. Jessamyn is a proud teaching artist with TimeLine and Raven Theatre and an educator with Catharsis Productions – with whom she performs Sex Signals; an interactive show about gender, sexual violence and consent education. Jessamyn is also a poet, pleasure activist and theatre-maker interested in the creative potential of vulnerability, storytelling and feminist questioning. Much love and light to all your brave, warrior hearts.
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Hershel and the Hanukkah Goblins (Season 32)