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JENNIFER
ACTRESS
a woman wearing a black leather jacket and a black and white dress

ABOUT

Jennifer Ledesma (she/her/hers) is a Mexican American performer currently based in Chicago. We caught up with Jennifer over the summer at our Community Portrait Day session at the Bush Temple in River North.

WHAT DO YOU DO OUTSIDE OF WORK?

When I'm not in rehearsals at the theatre or adventuring around Chicago, I love to play guitar, go to dance classes, listen to podcasts, and read contemporary poetry.

WHAT SKILL DO YOU WISH YOU COULD LEARN? OR, WHAT SKILL ARE YOU ACTIVELY LEARNING?

Learning how to be a better plant mom every day in quarantine.

HOW DO YOU DEFINE YOUR STYLE?

Classy, girly, and flirty with a slight edge.

WHAT'S YOUR IDEAL ROAD TRIP?

The coast of California, from San Diego to Berkeley.

WHAT MOVIE PROP DO YOU WISH YOU OWNED?

JLo's fur coat from the Hustlers movie.

I JAM OUT TO ...

Lizzo, Taylor Swift, Haim, and Selena.

CAN’T LIVE WITHOUT...

My daily iced coffee.

WHAT'S YOUR FAVORITE THING ABOUT LIVING IN CHICAGO?

Every neighborhood feels like a different area to explore, and yet, each place feels like home in the city.

Lives in
The Lawrence House
Social
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IN CHICAGO, EVERY NEIGHBORHOOD FEELS LIKE A DIFFERENT AREA TO EXPLORE, AND YET, EACH PLACE FEELS LIKE HOME IN THE CITY.