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Jimbo Pestano

Jimbo Pestano is delighted to be a part of The Mermaid Hour. Jimbo identifies as genderqueer and pronouns include they/them/their. They are currently a senior at Niles West High School in the Chicagoland area and are greatly involved with the theatre department, being an inducted member of Thespian Troupe 1714. Previous credits include the Illinois Midwest High School premiere of Prospect High: Brooklyn (Anny), A Midsummer Night's Dream (Puck), On the Razzle, Songs For a New World, which was chosen to be presented at the Illinois High School Theatre Festival, and Shrek: The Musical (Donkey). Jimbo recently co-directed On Stars Not Falling and is currently directing a one-act. Outside of school, they are an ensemble member of About Face Youth Theatre in Chicago. From acting, singing, dancing, to doing drag- being on stage is their passion. Jimbo would like to thank their loved ones for their continuous support.