Jessica Fellows is completing her Bachelor of Screen and Stage (Acting) at the Australian Performing Arts Conservatory. In addition, she has an Advanced Diploma in Acting and a Certificate IV in Acting for Stage and Screen from Perform Australia. On completing these qualifications, she received the Diana Exon Drama Excellence Award. She also received a Canberra Area Theatre Award nomination for best youth actress in a featured role in Dr. Dolittle’s Circus.
Jessica has a Certificate IV in Individual Support (Disability). She has worked at the Canberra Institute of Technology, helping to train Case Workers. She has recently appeared in ‘The Drowsy Chaperone’ as the Chaperone, ‘The Beast’ as Marge, and ‘Much Ado About Nothing’ as Donna Bella (Don John). Jessica was assistant director in a devised piece called ‘A Tragedy is Wanted’ and the director’s assistant in ‘The Wizard of Oz’, both of which she also performed in. Jessica has improvisation experience and has performed at the Canberra Theatre; Playhouse, and in ‘The Scarlet Pimpernel Radio Play’ for Radio 1. Since she was six years of age, Jessica has been acting and dancing and has more recently taken up singing lessons.