Jessica Bowen has lived in the North Texas area her entire life. She was in the first show production for Deaf Theatre, Deaf Showcase: A Union of Hands and Voices as Eliza from My Fair Lady. Jessica had joined Deaf Theatre Board in Fall 2023 and is excited to see the growth of Deaf Theatre. She is involved in the Deaf community events and enjoys volunteering for Dallas Hearing Foundation and NTPA – Deaf Theatre. Jessica graduated from Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in 2016 with BA in Applied Arts and Sciences.
Misty FelnerBoard Interpreter
Misty Felner has been an ASL teacher with Plano ISD for the past 10 years. She started her teaching career as a Deaf educator in Dallas, where she taught elementary Deaf and Hard of Hearing students for 6 years. She then took a 10 year hiatus from teaching to start her family. Misty also enjoys working as an interpreter in the Deaf community. She is a board member of the Deaf Theater for NTPA. In addition, Misty acted in the first two productions for the Deaf Theater, Deaf Showcase: A Union of Hands and Voices as well as “It’s a Wonderful Life.”