Bio

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). 

Upcoming Projects

Jessica has been named the Artist in Residence at Ruby Slippers Theatre for their 2019/20 season.

Jessica is assisting Drew Facey with the set design for Cost of Living at the Arts Club, Oct. 10 - Nov. 3

Jessica Hood acknowledges that she lives and creates on the ancestral, unceded territories of the xʷməθkwəy̓əm (Musqueam), Skwxwú7mesh (Squamish), and Səl̓ílwətaɬ (Tsleil-Waututh) peoples.

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