Jess works as a Movement Director, Director and Performer, she trained at the London Contemporary Dance School and the Laban Centre.
For Frantic Assembly:
Jess was Associate Director for ‘The Unreturning’ and ‘I Think We Are Alone’.
She performed in ‘This Will All Be Gone’ and toured the UK in the ‘The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time’ and later became Associate Movement Director for the USA Tour, World Tour, UK tour and West End productions.
She co-directed the National Youth Theatre Wales show ‘Dead, Born, Grow’ and has taught on Frantic Assembly's Advanced course, teacher training and MA in Collaborative Theatre Making.
Jess was very proud to Co-Direct the pilot of Ignition for Women and is really excited to be part of the development of this project.
Outside of Frantic other recent credits include:
Blood Harmony - ThickSkin
The Boy with Two Hearts - Wales Millennium centre
Celebrated Virgins - Theatr Clwyd
Beginning - National Theatre, Queens Theatre Hornchurch
The Ocean at the end of the Lane - The National Theatre
A Walk is Not a Walk - Lyric Belfast
Petrichor - A theatre in VR experience, ThickSkin
Sorry, I Disappeared - Derby Theatre, ThickSkin
One flew over the Cuckoo’s Nest - English Theatre Frankfurt
Constellations - National Centre for Performing Arts, Mumbai
Merched Caerdydd - Theatr Genedlaethol Cymru