Meet Some Amazing Murder Mystery Actors

Boston Murder Mystery Actor Johnbarry Green Headshot

Johnbarry Green

Born and raised in a suburb north of Boston, Johnbarry—JB to his friends—went to Salem State to pursue a BFA in acting. He has performed locally in the North Shore for years, working with various groups both as an actor … Continue reading

Tallahassee Murder Mystery Actor Debi Brigman Headshot

Debi Brigman

Tallahassee actor Debi Brigman is a consummate professional and has performed professionally with The Laughing Stock Musical Cabaret in the Tallahassee area for over 20 years. She was trained at FSU’s School of Music and also puts that soprano voice … Continue reading

St Louis Murder Mystery Actor Denise Saylor Headshot

Denise Saylor

St Louis actor Denise Saylor is thrilled to be working with Jest.  She has a BFA in Acting from Stephens College and is a RVT at MVRC. She’s performed in  Love, Sex, and the IRS,  How I Learned to Drive, … Continue reading

New York Murder Mystery Actor Madeline Acquaviva Headshot

Madeline Acquaviva

Madeline Acquaviva is just a Midwestern girl trying to make it in the acting world. Originally from Naperville, IL, she has been performing in theatres since the age of nine. She has a BFA in Music Theatre Performance and a minor in … Continue reading

St. Louis Murder Mystery Actor Randy Manning Headshot

Randy Manning

Randy Manning is the creator, writer, and producer of “Jest” Murder Mystery Company. Jest performs, not only in the St. Louis area, but also travels throughout the US from California to New York, and everywhere north, south, and in between. … Continue reading

Dan Chase Jest Murder Mystery Headshot

Dan Chase

In the past 40 years, Dan Chase has performed and directed at theaters around Iowa in such diverse shows as “Wait Until Dark” at the Des Moines Playhouse, Westminster Presbyterian Church’s Fine Arts Series production of “A Man For All … Continue reading

Minneapolis Murder Mystery Actor Jake Scott

Jake Scott

Jake has been performing improv in the Minnesota area since 2006. He has appeared in a variety of shows at HUGE Improv Theater in Minneapolis, including Star Trek: The Next Improvisation, Creature Feature, and Overheard in Minneapolis. As a member … Continue reading

Kansas City Murder Mystery Actor Danelle Drury Headshot

Danelle Drury

Danelle Drury lives in Kansas City, but originally hails from South Africa where she studied Musical Theatre and Education. She has worked on various theater, television, film and voice-work productions, including the BBC TV-drama, To the Ends of the Earth. … Continue reading

Derek Dziak Jest Murder Mystery Headshot

Derek Dziak

Derek is a Chicago-based actor, writer, musician and voice talent. He has been featured in numerous productions in the Windy City and he trained at the Second City. Derek has done voice work for such companies as Dodge, Dunkin Donuts, … Continue reading

Tallahassee Murder Mystery Actor Vincent Montgomery Headshot

Vincent Montgomery

Tallahassee actor Vincent Montgomery, Jr. hails from Orlando,Florida. He is currently an actor and student at Florida A & M University. Vincent has held several lead roles in digital web series’ such as College Boyfriends Season 3, and FAMU’s own … Continue reading

Christopher Schultz Jest Murder Mystery Headshot

Christopher Schultz

Christopher Schultz travels the country performing with Jest Mysteries, as well as his own children’s production company FAIRE STORIES ( He has performed as Dave in The Full Monty, Swindler in Emperor’s New Clothes, as Francois in Wintertime. He’s also … Continue reading

Boston Murder Mystery Actor Allison Matteodo Headshot

Allison Matteodo

Boston area actor Ally Matteodo attended Williams College in Williamstown, MA where she majored in Psychology and English. During her time as an undergrad Ally performed in several campus productions, and after graduation pursued a Master of Fine Arts degree … Continue reading

Alexandra Gonzalez Jest Murder Mystery Headshot

Alexandra Gonzalez

  Chicago actor Alexandra Gonzalez has most recently has been seen at Lifeline Theatre working as an understudy in Click Clack Boo and The True Story of the 3 Little Pigs. Previous Chicago credits include Dead Souls (Spartan Theatre Company), … Continue reading

New York Murder Mystery Actor Isaiah Mueller Headshot

Isaiah Mueller

Isaiah Mueller is delighted to be collaborating with the Jest Murder Mystery company! Being a profesional film & television actor he is excited to have the oppurnunity to stretch his creative abilities with this unique, crowd engaging show. During his … Continue reading

Minneapolis Murder Mystery Actor Jay Kister

Jay Kistler

Jay Kistler is here for you. He’s from St. Paul but he tries to fill all the space around him. He’s certainly an actor and fancies himself a improviser but isn’t sure what the qualifications are for the latter. You … Continue reading

New York Murder Mystery Actor Ryan Roets Headshot

Ryan Roets

Ryan Roets is a graduate of North Carolina School of the Arts and is overjoyed to be joining the Atlanta company of Jest Murder Mystery. Ryan’s favorite stage credits include Dave Bukatinski in “The Full Monty” at Allenberry Playhouse, Man … Continue reading

Jasmine Ready Jest Murder Mystery Headshot

Jasmine Ready

Jasmine D. Ready lives in South Florida and is currently reprising her role for the sixth year as Queen Isabella at the Florida Renaissance Faire. Jasmine has done extensive production work with Kaleidoscope Theatre; integral in the production and mounting of their … Continue reading

Ari Bavel Jest Murder Mystery Headshot

Ari Bavel

Kansas City actor Ari Bavel has been working film and television in the KC area since 1999 playing everything from a cybernetic uber-zombie from the future in Zombie Bloodbath 3 to a VA doctor in Finding John Smith to an … Continue reading

Des Moines Murder Mystery Actor Carol Palmer

Carol Palmer

Carol Palmer is a well-known singer, actress and dancer on numerous stages in the Des Moines area such as Des Moines Playhouse, Drama Workshop, StageWest, Urbandale Community Theater and more. She has performed in 50 productions since the early 1980’s … Continue reading

New York Murder Mystery Actor Melanie Stefan Headshot

Melanie Stefan

Melanie (Lane) Stefan is originally from Philadelphia, PA. She now resides in NYC, having stayed in the city after completing her Masters at ‘The Actors Studio’. Melanie has worked in several forms of performance, with her early acting years being … Continue reading

Minneapolis Murder Mystery Actor Debi Kilde

Debi Kilde

Originally from Fergus Falls, MN, Debi moved to the Twin Cities to attend Bethel University in St. Paul, MN where she earned a Bachelor’s degree in Musical Theater. Debi went on to study improv at HUGE Theater in Minneapolis. You … Continue reading