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Jessica Carmichael

Jury Member, 2020

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Jessica is an artist of mixed Abénaki/Euro heritage. She specializes in theatre directing, acting, dramaturgy and creation. She currently holds a tenure-track assistant professor position with Concordia University’s Theatre Department in Montréal. For three seasons Jessica was Artistic Director of Carousel Players, and is a past artistic associate with Native Earth Performing Arts. She is a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada (Acting), the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art/Kings College London (MA Text & Performance Studies) the University of Alberta (MFA Directing). She currently serves as dramaturg for Jani Lauzon and Kaitlyn Riordan’s 1939 commissioned by the Stratford Festival.



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