An American expat, Jess Mandeville has trained with The Second City and The Upright Citizens Brigade (NY & LA Advanced Study Program) under Zach Woods (The Office), Will Hines (CollegeHumor), Charlie Todd (Improv Everywhere), Neil Casey (Death By Roo Roo), Curtis Gwinn (Adult Swim), and more. Additionally, she’s studied under Second City Mainstage and I.O. West alumnus, David Shore.
Jess put the Mandeville in NY comedy duo The Best of Fried & Mandeville and was regularly featured on MTV sketch show North Palm Wrestling.
Jess performs weekly with improv house team The Family Business at The Wilmops, London’s foremost Harold collective. Most recently, they have opened for British comedy legend Phil Jupitus, and performed with Tim Brooke-Taylor of The Goodies.