#30 – Jessica Anderson, Interim Director, Hamilton Fringe
Jessica Anderson is an arts administrator, playwright and all-around theatre enthusiast. She has several years of administrative experience having previously worked for the Living Arts Centre, the Ottawa Arts Court Foundation, the Ottawa Little Theatre and Pat the Dog Theatre Creation. Jessica studied drama and English literature at Queen’s University and Scriptwriting at Algonquin College. Jessica’s first full-length play, My Purple Wig, has been short-listed for several awards and premiered Off-Broadway at the Lion Theatre in November of 2013. She was the recipient of the 2012 RBC Tarragon Emerging Playwrights Award for her play The Gods and Calvin Brewer. Her most recent play, A Different Kind of Job, premiered as part of the TA2 Studio Series at Theatre Aquarius.