Jennifer Christa Palmer
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Jennifer Christa Palmer (aka JCP) is an award-winning actor, born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and is known for her height and intimidating presence. Steely, elegant, and a badass villain, she holds a BA in Theatre from Penn State University and received a Recommended Pass from the Society of American Fight Directors in both rapier & dagger and unarmed stage combat. She is currently based in Orlando, FL and trains at ClassAct Studios with Lauren O'Quinn in Meisner technique and advanced scene study. The fastest way to a man's heart is by tearing a hole through his ribcage.
JCP was awarded OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS, PLAY by Theatre Tampa Bay for her role as Tybalt / Lady Capulet in Romeo + Juliet (freeFall Theatre) and was voted BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEMALE ACTOR by thedailycity.com for her role as Amanda Prynne in Private Lives (Mad Cow Theatre). Other Regional Theatre credits include: Miss Prism Zombie Hunter in The Importance of Being Earnest with Zombies (freeFall Theatre - World Premiere), Courtney in One Slight Hitch by Lewis Black (American Stage), Dr. Rosalind Franklin in Photograph 51 (Mad Cow Theatre), Miss Eve Montaigne in Scott and Hem by Mark St. Germain (Actor's Playhouse - Florida Premiere), Anna Borisovna in The Letters (Mad Cow Theatre) and Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream (freeFall Theatre).
SAFD training includes a Recommended Pass in both rapier & dagger and unarmed stage combat with CT Geoffrey Kent, adjudicated by Dale Girard. Her fight skills include single rapier, rapier & dagger, rapier & buckler, case of rapier, smallsword, unarmed, broadsword and quarterstaff. She has served as fight captain in several AEA regional theatre productions.
Television credits include co-star roles on Army Wives (episode 620, "The War at Home") as EMT 2 and Homeland (episode 304, "Game On") as Bailiff Cynthia Touhy, directed by David Nutter.
JCP is a grateful member of Actor's Equity Association and is SAG-AFTRA eligible.
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