Jesenia is a New York comedian/actress/writer/producer. She's a seasoned theater & film actress, having performed both comedic and dramatic roles. Jesenia is also a stand-up comedian and has performed at all the major comedy clubs in NYC, including: Carolines and StandUp NY.


From 2009-2011, she was the Head Writer, Producer, Performer and Creative Director of The Ay Que Funny Sketch Comedy Show, which showcased at the NuyoRican Poets Café, the National Comedy Theater and ended its three year run at the Broadway Comedy Club. In March 2012, Jesenia began a new Improv/Sketch Comedy troupe "Loco Motives", currently performing all over NYC.


Jesenia plays Roz James / News Reporter in “The Long Short”. She is currently pitching her TV Pilot "Becoming Ricardo", which is based on her signature character Ricardo Montalban, an off-beat, high-strung macho man.


One of Jesenia's career goals is to become the First Latina cast member/writer on a TV network Sketch Comedy Show! Her comedic inspirations are: Chris Farley, Freddie Prinze, Jackie Gleason, John Belushi, George Lopez, Ben Stiller, Kristin Wiig, Keenan Ivory Wayans, Lorne Michaels, Lucille Ball and Carol Burnett. Jesenia has trained at the Manhattan Comedy School, Black NEXXUS, the UCB and The Second City Training Center in Chicago, IL. For updates on Jesenia visit JeseniaComedy.com

 

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