Jess Skiba has been singing and performing for pretty much her entire life and loves doing it.  Some of her other favorite musical roles have been Maria in West Side Story, Johanna in Sweeney Todd, The Bakers Wife in Into the Woods, Tuptim in The King and I, and playing a cell block tango girl in Chicago.   She’s a Northwest Indiana native and graduated from Interlochen Arts Academy where she studied vocal performance and theatre, studied theatre at Marymount Manhattan College, and went on to study vocal performance at Indiana University. She has performed in multiple states, acting and singing classical to blues music.  She works as an expedition guide on small cruise ships throughout Southeast Alaska.