Statera Members - Washington
Mountlake Terrace, WA
Jessica Kiely (she/her) is an actor, singer, dialect coach, and wine professional. Her goal in her theatre work is to use her privilege to specifically contribute to projects which lift up and serve marginalized communities. She is communicative in American Sign Language, has a BFA in Theatre from Cornish College of the Arts, and is a graduate of the acting conservatory at PCPA.
Actor, Arts Administrator
Rebecca O'Neil (she/her) is a Seattle-based actor with nearly 30 years of experience in the theatre as a performer, producer, general factotum, and founder of The Shattered Glass Project. Day jobs have included substitute teacher, pizza chef, waitress, bartender, and many years herding lawyers (the last 12 at Seattle University School of Law). Rebecca is a perpetual student, holding an MFA in Acting from University of Portland, a Master of Arts in Teaching from Willamette University, and a freshly minted MFA in Arts Leadership from Seattle U. She is the proud mother and stepmother of three (including a tenor sax player at Garfield High School), grandmother of one future cartoonist for the My Little Pony series, and wife of a multi-instrument blues/R&B man.
Erika Vetter Fontana (she/her) is a Colorado-bred, Seattle-based artist. She graduated from the University of Northern Colorado in 2012 with a B.A. in Theatre Arts with an emphasis in Acting, and moved to New York City. She has spent some time with Musical Theatre International revamping their show pages, studied with T. Shreiber Studios, and acted in an array of productions and readings for both the stage and screen. She also spent a great deal of her time as an actor-trainer for the Crisis Intervention Training programs for NYPD’s recruits, HNT, and ESU units, and Riker’s Island’s Department of Corrections. The CIT program aims to prioritize qualitative policing and encourage prison reform by training officers to de-escalate emotionally distressed and mentally ill persons in a nonviolent manner. Since her move to Seattle, WA in 2018, Erika has been pursuing her Master's Degree in Acting at the University of Washington and acting professionally in the Seattle theatre scene.