VOICE / DIALECT COACH
Jess works internationally as a voice and dialect coach, most recently on Matilda the Musical on the West End.
She is Voice and Dialect Coach at The Shaw Festival Theatre in Canada, and at Bell Shakespeare, where recent credits include Richard III, Othello, Romeo and Juliet and Henry V. Jess coached the children’s casts for The Sound of Music for John Frost and The Really Useful Group and Les Misérables for Cameron Mackintosh and Michael Cassel.
Other credits include: Sydney Theatre Company’s Power Plays, A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Battle of Waterloo, Noises Off, Romeo and Juliet, and Storm Boy, Mel Gibson’s film Hacksaw Ridge, and productions at The Young Vic, The Finborough Theatre and The Bush Theatre in London.
Jess trained at Central School of Speech and Drama.