About


Actress Jordan Rice

In her dreams she plays the role of a spy who can fit into tiny spaces and whose mission is to bring social justice to the world. Jordan Christina Rice is an actress from Atlanta, GA known for her work as the last girl on the stairs before the bombing in the Four Little Girls scene of Ava DuVernay’s Oscar Nominated Film Selma. A lover of all things arts, Jordan views the world through her own creative lens even down to her food choices. She likes pickles on pizza and prefers waffles without syrup. Jordan is also the creator of The Talking Jordans, a comedic sketch on YouTube where her characters move from the serious to the hilarious in 60 seconds or less. To see what tiny spaces she fits into next, follow her on social media or use #ThatGirlBeActing.

 

What Industry Professionals Are Saying About Actress Jordan Rice

Ava DuVernay

“For the past four weeks, I’ve been directing all kinds of people in the film SELMA. Seasoned vets and those making their feature debut. Names you know and names not known. Americans, Brits, French, German, Women and men. Old friends and total strangers. Hundreds upon hundreds of extras. Stunt people and doubles. But nothing beats the kids. It’s hard for anyone to walk onto a set and keep their focus. Let alone a child. But we had a group of children in a crucial scene the other day who shined so bright and beautiful, it took my breath away. I’m so very grateful to them and their parents.”

Ava DuVernay, SELMA Director

“Jordan’s fantastic ability to connect with her character’s mental and emotional state in a believable way is only eclipsed by her professional work ethic and ability to apply new direction immediately. She is a pleasure to have on set.”
Richard Hempton, Director
on Jordan’s work as the lead in the Short Film “All of Me”

“I first met Jordan Rice in her role as Denise McNair in the theatrical production, 4 Little Girls, directed by Afemo and Elisabeth Omilami. I served as stage manager for this production which was held at the Martin Luther King International Chapel on the campus of Morehouse College. What I observed about Jordan during rehearsal is that she was a hardworking and serious young actress who develops her characters thoroughly. I was impressed with her ability to read and interpret the script in a remarkable manner. She put time and thought into her character which allowed her to portray a character’s emotions in a way that was truly extraordinary. Energetic, hardworking, humble, and bright are words that accurately describe Jordan. She’s very pleasant and maintains a sincere, southern smile. I believe without question that all of these innate qualities working in concert with her acting skills will make Jordan a phenomenal actress. It was an absolute joy to work with her and an absolute joy to see her move on to higher heights, which I witnessed, when I saw Jordan in the movie, Selma. Jordan, when you walk onstage to receive an Oscar, don’t forget to give a shout-out to Miss P! It’s going to happen…I can feel it!”

Pamela Franklin Stegall Stage Manager

Ms. P. Productions, LLC Atlanta, Georgia

“We have always been inspired by Jordan’s talent and professionalism. That is why, when writing the role of Ashley in our short film THEY, Jordan was the first person we reached out to, hoping she would say yes! She is a joy to work with and has such a positive personality, which is why we insisted she host the premiere as well!”

Sean Pharms, Producer of the award winning short film, THEY

4 thoughts on “About

    1. Wow. Thank you. The circle is real and the world is small! I got a chance to go to the church and talk with people there about the bombing. To be in the place where those girls were…
      Hey- Is your interview printed/posted somewhere?

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