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Vanessa Jones Chicago, IL


“Make the experience your own. If you want it, go out and make it happen for yourself…Go out and do theater whenever you can. The theater professional world is competitive--don't run from it, explore it! Try to know as much as you can about the opportunities and realities of what comes next for you. Make connections! Always.”

Goshen College ‘13

At Goshen

Vanessa is currently the casting intern at the Goodman Theatre in Chicago, IL. At Goshen, Vanessa received her BA in Theater, and a minor in Writing. She states that she “learned a great deal about the importance of community in theater”. Vanessa liked the opportunities to participate in theater off the stage as well as on. Goshen provides a hands-on education that prepares the students for the professional world. Vanessa says that this education taught her how important it is to be a part of a strong artistic team.

Roles Beatrice in A View From the Bridge, Arthur Miller Jenny Mae in The Diviners Jim Leonard, Jr. Actress in Almost Maine,

Vanessa rough draft