Born and raised in Western Montana, Jessi Trauth moved to New York City at the age of 18 where she earned a BFA in theatre from NYU - Tisch School of the Arts.  As a singer, dancer, actor, visual artist, teacher, and coach, Jessi has shared stories both nationally and internationally.  With a thirst for creative expression she works to facilitate connection and activate the senses.  
 
Jessi began hosting interactive wine tastings in 2013.  The project WINE & MUSIC features fine wines from around the globe paired with music, movement, food, poetry and more. 
 
Jessi has recently returned to Western Montana where she fronts a jazz, soul, blues band called CORK & SPARK and hosts interactive musical wine tastings.   Message me about booking the band and/or hosting a tasting.  
 
Jessi is also an experienced visual artist and owner of her wearable art line, JessiSneaks.  Message me for art commissions.  
 
Proud member of Actor's Equity.

 

Theatre Credits include: Chicago (Roxie) Seacoast Rep, A Chorus Line (Val) National Tour and Tokyo, West Side Story European Tour (Velma), Cabaret (Sally Bowles) NYC-Tisch, Good News!(Millie) Goodspeed Opera House, The Music Man (Zanetta) Riverside Theatre, 1940’s Radio Hour (Connie Miller) NYSAF, Peter Pan (Wendy) Merry-Go-Round Playhouse.
 
Festivals: Burning Man 2014 - The Lost Tea Party
(performer/facilitator)
Joshua Tree Music Festival Oct 2014 
(manager, artist-at-large, teacher) 
 
Founder/Producer CORK & SPARK
Owner/Creator JessiSneaks
Links:
facebook.com/JessiSneaks
Dance Spirit article on playing Sally Bowles
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