Jennie is an actor, puppeteer, writer and drama workshop facilitator based in Cornwall. She has a dance background and trained in acting at East 15 Acting School and puppetry at Little Angel Theatre in London. Jennie has performed in New York, Australia, London and Edinburgh, and has toured throughout the UK. She is an Associate Artist of Vertebra Theatre and a drama facilitator for ENgage Theatre Arts .
Alongside her performing and teaching work she writes short stories and articles, and has worked as a copyeditor in marketing communications for over ten years.
Born in Yorkshire, she has lived in London, Hampshire and Madrid, and now calls Falmouth home, on the beautiful South West coast.
Broken Puppet 2 Symposium, Bath Spa University
Puppetry masterclass with Henry Maynard of Flabbergast Theatre, The Great War Horse Conference, Canterbury Christ Church University
The Logic of Movement puppetry masterclass with Stephen Mottram, Bristol Festival of Puppetry
Behind Closed Doors workshop with Mike Shepherd of Kneehigh Theatre, Little Angel Theatre
Puppetry Foundation Course, Little Angel Theatre
September 2014–September 2015
MA Acting, East 15 Acting School
Jennie’s short story ‘Emily’ appears in the Day of the Dead anthology by Portsmouth Writers’ Hub, published by Life is Amazing.
The book is available to buy from Life is Amazing.
Below are links to a few examples of Jennie's writing:
Journalist Angela Saini tells Imperial 'How Science Got Women Wrong'Imperial College London news
Surgical mistakes explored on stageImperial College London news
Rite of Spring signals theatre’s rebirthAn article on a personal blog, scribblesandshakespeare.wordpress.com
Young inventors get hands-on experience in Imperial's Maker ChallengeImperial College London news
‘Wessie’ the micro-monster discovered on Dinosaur IslandUniversity of Portsmouth news