Jesse Lehman has been acting for over a decade, his passion for performing arts earning him an impressive list of credits. With theatre and film bookings already under his belt Jesse earned his B.A. in theater and film making at Temple University. After graduating with extensive study in classical theater, film acting, and improvisation Jesse continued to train with Temple Professor; Cheryl Williams. In addition Jesse continued his studies at the Walnut Street Theater School (after which he was head hunted by their casting department for further collaboration), and with the Cory Walker Vocal Studio.
Shortly after graduating Jesse was cast in multiple regional theatre productions and tours. He had soon cultivated an outstanding reputation within the regional theatre circuit, which quickly led him to starring roles on Philadelphia main stages such as The Adrienne. Here he performed a much loved version of “The Hobbit” as well as The Philadelphia premiere of Broadway’s “The First Breeze of Summer”. Since relocating to NYC Jesse's most notable theater credits include starring in Tony Award Winner, Jack Hofsiss’ “Design For Living”, at the Herbert Berghoff Playwright’s Theatre NYC. Following a successful run Jesse starred in Moony's Kid Don't Cry, one part of Don't Let The Sun Go Down: A Tennesse Williams Festival at Shetler Studios. Mostly Recently Jesse has appeared in The Off-Broadway Hit My Big Gay Italian Midlife Crisis as Nathanial.
With a background in Film, Jesse has a multitude of screen projects to his name including short films and television appearances. He can currently be seen in the latest installment of the prolific “Twilight” series, as part of a collection of Vignettes produced by Lionsgate, Tongal, and Facebook for the Women in Film Festival. The collection of short films were released virally. “The Groundskeeper” in which Jesse played the seductive and evil James, received over 4.3 million views and was reviewed favorably by MTV after their own online release of the films. Continuing to dabble in the realm of the supernatural his portrayal of Conrad in RoseTint, has been accepted into NYC's premier horror festivial FEARNYC 2017.
Jesse, is always looking to make versatile additions to his skill set, he works privately with speech/dialect coach, Amanda Quaid to develop his accent work as well as vocal coaching/singing with coach Cory Walker and H.B. studio’s master teacher Martha Bernard.
Jesse is a skilled vocalist, musician, and mover. Furthermore, Jesse is a highly skilled martial artist with over 18 combined years of experience in Wrestling, Jiu-jitsu (purple belt), Muay Thai, Boxing, and Krav Maga.
Jesse currently lives and works in NYC.