Meet Your Student Advisor- Jessica Hondel

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Office Hours: Varies, please email to schedule a phone call

Jessica has been a part of the BAA family since 2007 where she started out as a student! Originally from Orlando, she is now based out of New York City. Some favorite credits include Grinchmas (Noel) at Universal Studios Orlando, and 42nd Street (Peggy Sawyer) at The Orlando Repertory Theatre. She has performed at many cabaret venues around the city including Don’t Tell Mama and The Bitter End. She also has a YouTube channel where she posts covers, vlogs and dance videos. In her free time she loves playing guitar and writing music.

Getting to Know Your Student Advisor

What is your favorite thing about working with young performers?
There are so many reasons why I love working with young performers. It’s amazing to me to see the drive and dedication young people have. I love the energy and excitement to learn new really keeps me going!


What was your first Broadway show?
My very first Broadway show was Hairspray! It is what made me fall in love with musical theater. 🙂


What is your favorite Broadway Show?
Next To Normal. Easily the most incredible theater experience I’ve ever had! Such a beautiful and powerful show that was so carefully put together. I love shows that have little details and plot twists that I never saw coming.