Jessica Lanius

Choreographer / Movement Director

Jessica Lanius

Movement Director, She Stoops to Conquer, Macbeth, The Book of Will & A Doll's House

Jessica Lanius is thrilled to be in her fifth year creating movement for APT. Jessica co-founded the company Theatre LILA in New York City where she has create original works including: Firecracker, The Waltz of Elementary Particles, The Suitcase Dreams, Trash, and The BED (co-directed with James DeVita). For LILA she has directed The Mojo and The Sayso, No Child..., A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Big Fish and Romeo and Juliet. As an actor, recent roles include Catherine in Forward Theater Company’s In the Next Room: or the vibrator play, Charlotte in CTM’s Charlotte’s Web, Julie in Theatre LILA’s Miss Julie and guest star on NBC’s Chicago P.D. Jessica’s choreographic work at American Players Theatre includes Born Yesterday, An Ideal Husband, Mary’s Wedding, Cyrano de Bergerac, The Merry Wives of Windsor, and Edward Albee’s Seascape. A native of Wisconsin, she holds an MFA in acting from Rutgers University and BFA from UW–Stevens Point. Jessica is incredibly grateful to Michael, Carey and Brenda for the invitation to play in the woods once again this summer!

Jessica is a proud member of SAG-AFTRA and AEA.