Artist Bios

Jessica Dean Turner

Jessica Dean Turner

(Bio as of November 2019)

Jessica Dean Turner (Barbara/Aileen/Ensemble) returns to the Goodman where she previously understudied the world premiere of Lottery Day. Chicago credits include Red Rex (Steep Theatre); The Light Fantastic (Jackalope Theatre); Letters Home (Griffin Theatre); Fear and Misery in the Third Reich (Haven Theatre); United Flight 232 and Season on the Line (House Theatre); A Kid Like Jake (About Face Theatre); Fall of Heaven (Congo Square). Regional credits: Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Arkansas Shakespeare Festival, Great River Shakespeare Festival and Riverside Theatre. TV credits: Chicago PD and Crisis. Jessica holds a BFA in Acting from the University of Illinois, is a member of SAG-AFTRA and is represented by Paonessa Talent.

With Goodman Theatre

  • Roe Roe
    1920 Season
    Play by Lisa Loomer
    Directed by Vanessa Stalling