Jayce Lewis was born in Everett, Washington. Lewis lived in Washington until third grade when their family moved to San Antonio, Texas. Lewis attended high school at North East School of the Arts (NESA) in San Antonio from 2013 to 2017 where they concentrated in Musical Theater. While in San Antonio, Lewis worked at the Rickshaw Café. In 2017, Lewis moved to New York City to attend New York University to study acting and volunteered at New York University as house manager of the theater. Lewis moved from New York City to Chicago in 2018 Lewis moved to Chicago to study Musical Theater at Columbia College Chicago. Lewis found it difficult to transfer to Columbia at first because a majority of their credits were not accepted, and it was tough to make friends their age. Lewis has worked on a number of musical theater productions at Columbia iand is currently part of Columbia College Chicago’s Trans Student Union. Lewis has noted that they enjoy baking bread, painting, and learning French. As of May 2020, Lewis is working toward a bachelor’s degree in Musical Theater at Columbia College Chicago.
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Pollack, Ryan, "Interview with Jayce Lewis" (2020). Capturing Quarantine Oral Histories. 10.