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Jessica B. Hill

Jury Member, 2023

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Jessica is a bilingual actor, playwright and teacher. She spent seven seasons at the Stratford Festival, climbing the ranks to starring roles in All’s Well that Ends Well and Richard III in 2022. Originally from Montreal, she has performed in both English and French on stage and on screen. Her work has reached Montreal, Ottawa, Toronto, Stratford, Winnipeg, Saskatoon and Calgary. Her first two plays, Pandora and The Dark Lady, both had their world premiere productions in 2023 with Prairie Theatre Exchange, Shakespeare in the Ruins and Shakespeare on the Saskatchewan. Both plays are slated to be published in 2024. A subsequent production of The Dark Lady is programmed this fall in Calgary, a copro between Lunchbox Theatre and The Shakespeare Company. Jessica is a graduate from Dawson College, McGill University and the Birmingham Conservatory. She’s a visiting instructor and coach at the National Theatre School of Canada, teaching Chekhov and Shakespeare.


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