'Jessica Carmichael is a non-status mixed Abénaki/Euro artist. She is of British, Irish, Polish, and Abénaki heritage. She specializes in theatre directing, acting, dramaturgy and creation.
Jessica is an Assistant Professor in Theatre at Concordia University. She has contributed to a variety of artistic roles over the years, notably as Artistic Director of Carousel Players for three theatre seasons and as a past artistic associate with Native Earth Performing Arts in Toronto, where she was Program Director of their Playwrights Unit Animiikiig. Jessica was a workshop leader for “The Study” hosted by the National Arts Centre, Indigenous Performing Arts Alliance and Debajehmujig Creation Centre as part of their Cycle Series.
Jessica is a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada (Acting), the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art/Kings College London (MA Text & Performance Studies with Distinction), the University of Alberta (MFA Directing with Distinction) and the Stratford Festival’s Michael Langham Workshop for Classical Direction (2014, 2016).
Jessica lives in Montréal with her daughter.
Location:St. Catherine's, ON