Sydney Jackson is a Boston and New York based Actor and Singer. She is currently attending Boston University School of Theatre, pursuing a BFA in Acting with a Concentration in Musical Theatre. Sydney is also minoring in Innovation and Entrepreneurship at BU. Her professional credits include Squeak in The Color Purple (Umbrella Arts) and Ensemble in Beauty & the Beast (Summer Theatre of New Canaan). Some of Sydney's favorite educational credits include Effie White in Dreamgirls (WHS), Ti Moune in Once on This Island (WHS), Jack’s Mother in Into the Woods (Play Group Theatre), and Pearl Krabs in The Spongebob Musical (Play Group Theatre).
Sydney began her second semester of sophomore year at Boston University in January. Last semester she understudied the roles of Shaunta Iyun and Shun/Elegua in the play Marcus; or The Secret of Sweet, written by Tarell Alvin McCraney and directed by Rosalind Bevan, at BU. She also acted in a workshop for a new play that she will be in this Spring. More info coming soon!