Jury Member, 2017
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Jessie Mill is a dramaturg, a critic and an editor. Since 2014, she has worked as an artistic advisor at the Festival TransAmeriques for its programming in theatre and dance. She is also responsible for organizing the festival’s artistic encounters and outreach activities, such as the “FTA Clinics”. She provides guidance and support to stage productions, conducts interviews with artists and teaches on occasion. She is also part of the editorial board of Liberté, a cultural magazine in Quebec. Jessie writes about performances and critical issues in the performing arts. Between 2010 and 2014, she was the international projects advisor at the Centre des auteurs dramatiques (CEAD), namely in charge of translation activities and the international program for the centre’s yearly festival Dramaturgies en dialogue. At the CEAD, she also initiated collaborations with authors and artists from Burkina Faso and the Democratic Republic of the Congo. She is invited to give talks on Quebec’s theatre in Germany, Belgium, France and Morocco, and sat on the national selection committee supporting French-speaking playwrights at the Centre national du théâtre in Paris.
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