Jessica Watson is a classically trained actor, dialect coach and theatre educator based out of Toronto, ON. Originally from Acton, ON, she attended the University of Alberta before pursuing her master’s in acting at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Arts. Since returning to Canada in 2020, Jessica has been working on screen as an actor and writer (under a stage name): between gigs, she assists Canadian playwrights and screenwriters as a developmental editor. When she’s not immersed in the world of performance, Jessica teaches speech and performance to youths through the UK-based performance training program Stagecoach and is the resident teen acting and dialect coach at Toronto’s RAW Actor Studio. She’s a passionate advocate for arts accessibility and education, and has first-hand experience in the transformative, confidence boosting power of the performing arts.