Jade was beyond humbled to be cast in The Award winning movie musical THE PROM directed by Ryan Murphy, Choreographed by Casey Nicholaw and starring Meryl Streep, Nicole Kidman and James Corden – straight out of high school. Jade was also tapped to play one of SHAKESPEARE'S most famous and challenging leading ladies as Olivia in TWELFTH NIGHT at the ACTORS CO-OP in Hollywood. She worked alongside Olivier Nominated actress ALEXANDRA SILBER in CAROUSEL at the prestigious REPRISE! Theater company (JASON ALEXANDER -artistic director), and with the multi award winning FULLERTON CIVIC LIGHT OPERA in their world premiere of JANE EYRE as Adele/Young Jane. As for 2023, it's been a busy year as Jade has completed filming lead roles in the upcoming features Thanksgiving Masquerade and Spinning Out Of Control and guest starring as Hazel on season 4 of Attaway General.
As A Singer-Songwriter
Jade has also had quite a busy year in music as she has already performed at iconic performance venues such as THE MINT and is playing THE TROUBADOUR and HOTEL CAFE this August. With over 20 songs released including 2 EPs and 3 music videos, Jade has made quite a name for herself in music and also has 4 new originals coming out by the end of this year. Her first EP entitled UNITY was a passion project with her single INVISIBLE reaching over 200K listens on Soundcloud. Two other singles from UNITY, DRIFT and IMPERFECTLY PERFECT, garnered Jade NYA Awards for Best New Song in 2019 and 2020. Go stream Jade's music now on Apple Music, Spotify and Soundcloud and make sure to buy your tickets for THE TROUBADOUR!
As A Dancer:
Jade has backed up JORDAN FISHER, OLIVIA HOLT, CRISCILLA ANDERSON as well as being featured in dance videos by award winning choreographer MATT STEFFANINA, TONY BELLISSIMO and CHARLIE BARTLEY. Jade loves HIP HOP but is also an avid TAP DANCER and has studied BALLET and CONTEMPORARY for years. In 2017, she competed on the PANTAGES THEATER STAGE winning best performance of the day with her casts recreation of the Broadway Choreography of STEP IN TIME from MARY POPPINS the MUSICAL.
During her high school career, Jade was honored with the coveted 2019 BROADWAY ALLIANCE/ JRAYS (John Raitt) AWARD as one of three High School students chosen in Southern California to go to New York City and work with Broadway Casting Directors, Directors, Agents, Vocal coaches, Choreographers and Tony Award winning actors. She was also honored as the 2019 ARTIST OF THE YEAR for the NATIONAL YOUTH ARTS AWARDS, celebrating her diverse talents as an actress, singer- songwriter and dancer. Jade was a multiple award winning actress for her portrayals of Annie Sullivan in THE MIRACLE WORKER, Diana Steed in the world premiere of THE HUMAN COMEDY, Millie in THOROUGHLY MODERN MILLIE, Claire in CREATING CLAIRE, Cinderella in CINDERELLA and Marian in THE MUSIC MAN. She received nominations for her portrayals of Mrs. Banks in MARY POPPINS, Mrs. Darling in PETER PAN and Jennie Mae in THE DIVINERS.
As A Change Influencer:
Jade's favorite role, however, is as a change influencer. She's been blessed with so much and wants nothing more than to continue to learn and give back, paying forward what her mentors have given to her. Injustice of any kind is a passion of Jade so she has begun a mission from her single Unity called CHOOSEUNITY.LOVE where those who have suffered from unjust biases of any kind can find hope. For more information, please go to chooseunity.love, beginning November 2020, to see how you can “choose love not hate!” Furthermore, Jade’s passion to end the grave injustice of slavery of any kind can be shared by becoming a FREEDOM PARTNER with International Justice Mission (ijm.org), more information on her CHARITY PAGE. Her other HUGE passion is the need for education reform. Change begins one voice at a time. Blessings!
"WE MAKE A LIVING BY WHAT WE GET, WE MAKE A LIFE BY WHAT GIVE." - Winston Churchill