"Maybe my reward is that in ten years, I’m still doing it." -Philly Mag, 2018 / Read More
"The best thing about being in theater is being the architect of my life." -Philly Mag, 2017 / Read More
"Oh man, more rock and roll please."
-FringeArts, 2016 / Read More
"Conda is a thriller whose work is as brash as she is audacious..." -The Inquirer, 2012 / Read More
JESS CONDA is a Philadelphia based performer, producer, teaching artist and cultural connector.
From 2003-2013, Jess performed with BRAT Productions, a former non profit theater company known for their influence on Philadelphia's early alt performance scene. From 2013-2017, she worked as Artistic Director, serving a mission to produce original rock-theater performance while providing creative opportunities for emerging Philadelphia artists.
Jess is currently performing as Muff Johnson, chanteuse for the Peek A Boo Revue. Her one woman Electro Pop Cabaret, Katerina! is being self produced in living rooms throughout Philadelphia. Regional Cabaret: Get Pegged!, Bearded Ladies, Martha Graham Cracker, Red 40 & the Last Groovement. Regional Theater: Arden Theatre, Walnut Street Theatre, Pig Iron Theatre, Shakespeare in Clark Park. Touring backing vocals: Peter Matthew Bauer; opener for The War on Drugs and Delta Spirit.
Jess is a two-time Barrymore nominee for Outstanding Ensemble in a Play, and was one of Philadelphia Magazine's Best Stage Talents to See This Season, 2013. Training: Certificate: Pig Iron's APT program BFA: Arcadia University.
Teaching Artist: Wilma Theatre, People’s Light & Theatre Company, Independence Charter School. Career Development Guest Lecturer: Arden Theater Company, Temple University, Arcadia University