Jess Lane is an actress, writer, and comedian living in Los Angeles. She can be seen performing stand-up and improv all over town. In New York she's appeared onstage at Comix, 92YTribeca, UCB Theatre, and many other shitty places you've never heard of.
She wrote and starred in the web series Teen Homicide
, Anne Frank: The Lost Pages
, The Jon and Jess Variety Hour
, Chicks In The City
, Me and My Cat
, and Punks
for the website Channel101.com. In 2008 and 2009 she was awarded Best Actress at the New York Channy Awards.
She's been performing long-form improv for 8 years, and could be seen weekly at the Magnet Theater in New York with her house team Featherweight
, and more sporadically at the UCB Theatre NY.
Her hour-long hip-hop musical Mizz Miraculous
had a run at the Magnet in 2009, in which she played a 17-year-old British rapper who tries to kill her mother. She penned more than 6 songs and directed 3 music videos
for the production, which featured 6 costume changes, including 3 pairs of sneakers.
She has also written for the Comedy Central Insider and Team Coco.