Jacqueline discovered her love of singing and acting at 5 years old, during her kindergarten choir performance, which serves as her earliest memory and when she was first bitten by the showbiz bug. Jacqueline holds an MSEd in Educational Theatre from The City College of New York and a BFA in Theatre Performance from the University at Buffalo. Noted SUNY Buffalo professors include Tony nominated Stephen McKinley Henderson.
Jacqueline has studied at the prestigious Neighborhood Playhouse School of the Theatre Professional Actor conservatory program, The Barrow Group, Michael Howard Studios, Deborah Hedwall Studio, Freeman Studios; UCB and The PIT. She is a member of both SAG-AFTRA and Actors Equity Association having worked as a professional actor for over ten years in NYC.
In 2018 Jacqueline Co-Founded her passion project International Girls Ensemble, a non profit organization empowering girls through arts education. She travels annually to Thailand to devise theatre with a refugee community close to the Myanmar border. Jacqueline serves as Co-Chair of Int'l Girls Ensemble and on committees for American Alliance for Theatre Education (AATE) and NYC Arts in Education Roundtable.
Jacqueline is an almost life long vegetarian, is obsessed with cats, farm animals, coffee, and is terribly awkward at competitive sports.