Based in Vancouver on the ancestral and unceded lands of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tseil-Waututh) peoples, Jessica Hood is a performer, producer, and playwright. Jessica holds a BFA in theatre performance from SFU and has also completed the summer conservatory training at the Stella Adler Studio of Acting in New York.
Selected performance credits include Her/Them (Pedro Chamale, Pull Fest VII); Acceleration (Sugarworks); The Girl Who Was Raised by Wolverine, the PTC New Fringe Play Prize Award winner by Deneh’Cho Thompson; Voices from Chernobyl, an original production that told the verbatim stories of the survivors through songs composed by Elliot Vaughan (The Troika Collective); and the title role in Olya the Child (The Troika Collective).
Jessica has been named the Artist in Residence at Ruby Slippers Theatre for their 2019/20 season.
Jessica Hood acknowledges that she lives and creates on the ancestral, unceded territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples.