Jess Barbour is an actor – who has defined success for herself – with more than 100 credits to her name on stage and screen. She has lived and worked in places like New York City, and is currently based in Raleigh, N.C., where she stays busy as an actor, teacher, and choreographer.

Jess is one of the lead actors in Oh Crappy Day, a feature-length film about a young man looking for love while trying to keep his OCD on the down low. Jess earned a B.F.A. in theatre from Elon University.

Jess Barbour with her co-start Jordan Estes on the set of Oh Crappy Day in 2019. Photo by Jon Okafo. Copyright Dagtype Films.

Full disclosure: I am associate producer on Oh Crappy Day, and served as first assistant director (1st AD) on set in 2019.

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Jess Barbour at the N.C. Museum of History while filming Oh Crappy Day in 2019. Photo by Jon Okafo. Copyright Dagtype Films.

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Behind the scenes on the set of Oh Crappy Day at the N.C. Museum of History. Photo by Jon Okafo. Copyright Dagtype Films.