Meet Our Talented Minneapolis Area Entertainers

At Jest Murder Mystery Co. we pride ourselves on our talented and experienced local Minneapolis entertainers who bring our murder mystery shows to life. Our team is made up of skilled performers who are passionate about creating a fun and engaging experience for our audiences. Here’s a little bit about some of our talented actors.

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Jared Mogen

Jared is an actor, singer, improviser, and musician living and working in the Twin Cities of MN. He has worked on anything from classical comedies/tragedies to new works.

He tours regularly with The National Theatre for Children and is always looking for new ways to share art with new audiences. During the day, he also works as an educator, specializing in music.

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Jessica Arend

Jessica is an actor/singer, born and bred in the Twin Cities metro area.

When not performing and/or cracking terrible puns, she works as a mental health researcher in Minneapolis, MN.

Headshot image of Minneapolis Murder Mystery Entertainer Ben Witt

Benjamin Witt

Ben is an actor and vocalist in the Minneapolis area and graduated from the University of Northwestern-St. Paul. While at Northwestern, Ben took part in performances in the Universities Choir, Opera and Theatre programs.

Outside of Northwestern, Ben has performed with local community Theatre companies like Bunce Backyard, Cross Community Players and others. He also participated in the Minnesota Fringe Festival in the production of The God Squad in the role of Hades.