TitleAssistant Professor of Theatre Arts
Jesmille Darbouze-Smith is an accomplished actor, singer and dancer, with experience working professionally in television, film and stage. Broadway credits include Tony nominated play BETRAYAL , starring Tom Hiddleston and Tony nominated musical KISS ME KATE, directed by Scott Ellis, choreographed by Warren Carlyle, and starring Kelli O’ Hara. Jesmille began her training at New World School of the Arts in Miami, Fl, and holds a BFA in Acting from Carnegie Mellon University. Selected credits include: MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING(Beatrice), EXIT THE KING (Queen Marie), LOVE’S LABOUR’S LOST( Princess of France), A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM (Helena), THE UNSINKABLE MOLLY BROWN (Maude/directed by Kathleen Marshall), Aida (Aida),Nine (Lady of the Spa) . International: SMOKEY JOE’S CAFE, AND THE WORLD GOES ROUND, SHOUT! THE MOD MUSICAL.
Television: 73rd ANNUAL TONY AWARDS, SUGAR PLUM TWIST (Hallmark),PUFFY(TBS), THE MYSTERIES OF LAURA (NBC), A.K.A JESSICA JONES (Netflix).
Jesmille is also an acting coach for professional actors and a proud member of AEA and SAG/AFTRA.
B.F.A Carnegie Mellon University