Story Artist-Jessica Robinson

Specialty: Personal Narratives with Humor

Jessica Robinson, Founder of Better Said Than Done, began performing stories in front of audiences in 2007, and has performed at such venues as Jammin’ Java, The Auld Shebeen, Atlas Performing Arts Center, The National Women’s Equality Monument, the National Mall, Dance Place, and The Miracle Theater. Jessica’s one woman show, “Tech Babies” – about infertility and prenatal complications – premiered in 2015 at Stories in the Round. Jessica performed at Exchange Place at the International Storytelling Festival in Jonesborough, TN in 2018, at the Susquehanna Folk Festival Liar’s Competition in 2019, and, in 2020, on the World Channel TV show “Stories from the Stage,” and as a featured performer in the Women’s Storytelling Festival. Jessica is co-author of the anthology Roar: True Tales of Women Warriors.

Jessica has led storytelling workshops for individuals as well as INOVA Fairfax Hospital, Marie Stopes International, George Washington University, the Brookings Institution, and the World Bank.