Jessica has been heavily involved in in the arts and entertainment industry for over 26 years in both administrative and performing roles. At the age of six she started studying the piano and voice and after 10 years of lessons she headed to Halifax to study at Dalhousie in Music and Psychology. In 1997 she left to explore the wild west and worked as an administrator for a prominent Yamaha Canada Music school for eight years, traveling to various schools in Canada, the US and Asia.
Equipped with her diploma in Human Resources and Labour Laws, Jessica returned to Halifax in 2009. Since that time, she has worked for Atlantic Cirque and in several roles at Dalhousie University where she still serves as the Productions and Outreach Coordinator at the Fountain School of Performing Arts. Jessica has been the General Manager for Xara Choral Theatre since 2017 and is pleased to support this dynamic group of women who make such beautiful art!