Jennifer Christa Palmer (pronouns not set)

Jennifer Christa Palmer (aka JCP) originally hails from Hatboro, PA, earned her BA in Theatre from Penn State University and is a grateful member of Actors’ Equity Association. She was just awarded OUTSTANDING FEATURED ACTRESS, PLAY by Theatre Tampa Bay for her role as Miss Prism Zombie Hunter in the World Premiere of The Importance of Being Earnest with Zombies at freeFall Theatre. This marks her second award win from Theatre Tampa Bay - she won the same award for her work as Tybalt/Lady Capulet in Romeo + Juliet at freeFall Theatre in 2013. She was also voted BEST PERFORMANCE BY A FEMALE ACTOR by for her role as Amanda Prynne in Private Lives (Mad Cow Theatre). Other AEA Regional Theatre credits include: Joy O'Malley in The Tin Woman (Actors' Playhouse - Florida Premiere), Courtney in One Slight Hitch by Lewis Black (American Stage), Dr. Rosalind Franklin in Photograph 51 (Mad Cow Theatre), Miss Eve Montaigne in Scott and Hem by Mark St. Germain (Actor's Playhouse - Florida Premiere), Anna Borisovna in The Letters (Mad Cow Theatre) and Helena in A Midsummer Night's Dream (freeFall Theatre).

SAFD training includes a Recommended Pass in both rapier & dagger and unarmed stage combat with Geoffrey Kent, adjudicated by Dale Girard. Other fight skills include single rapier, rapier & dagger, rapier & buckler, case of rapier, smallsword, unarmed, broadsword and quarterstaff. She has served as fight captain in several AEA Regional Theatre productions.

Television credits include co-star roles on Army Wives (episode 620, "The War at Home") as EMT 2 and Homeland (episode 304, "Game On") as Bailiff Cynthia Touhy, directed by David Nutter. Upcoming: co-star role on Mr. Mercedes (episode 106) as Officer Emily Benedento, directed by Jack Bender.

JCP is a grateful member of Actor's Equity Association and is SAG-AFTRA eligible. Please visit or

  • AEA, SAG/AFTRA eligible

Skill Proficiency History

Date Weapon Location Grade

Orlando Shakespeare Theater

Apr 23, 2013 Unarmed Orlando, Florida Recommended Pass
Mar 11, 2012 Rapier and Dagger Orlando, Florida Recommended Pass