Performer and movement director, Jennifer Jackson’s new work ENDURANCE is about women, sport and the punishing demands made by the health and diet industries. This piece looks at how the female body has become a battleground for big business.

ABOUT THE ARTIST

Jennifer is a British actor, theatre-maker and movement director based in London. Raised in the Midlands via Bolivia, Jennifer gained a BSc in Pyschology before going on to train at East 15 Acting School. She has since trained with numerous performance practitioners including John Wright (Told by an Idiot), and Rosemeary Brandt (Laban). 

Theatre credits include 'Neverland' (BAC), 'Dr Faustus' (Sam Wanamaker Playhouse), 'And Now: The World!' (Openworks & Derby Theatre), 'Pericles' (Berwaldhallen-Stockholm/ Lucas Theatre- USA), 'Scenes from an Execution' (National Theatre), 'Therese Raquin' (Bath Theatre Royal), 'Death & the Maiden' (West End), 'Humbug', 'Flathampton' (Royal & Derngate Theatre & winner of Argus Angel for Artistic Excellence at Brighton Festival 2013), 'Macbeth' (Sam Wanamaker Playhouse).

Jennifer is also an Associate Artist with Openworks Theatre,  Upstart Theatre, and with physical theatre ensemble Tangled Feet. 

For Tangled Feet she has made and appeared in many shows, including 'All That Is Solid Melts Into Air' (National Theatre), 'Push', 'Inflation' (Lyric Hammersmith), 'Rant Box'' (Greenwich & Docklands International Festival), Remote Control' (National Theatre Studio),and 'Care' (The National Theatre Studio & ARC Stockton).

VENUE

Shoreditch Town Hall

DATES

24 - 26 October 2019

Fri 7pm / Sat 5:30pm

CREATIVE TEAM

Jennifer Jackson

Writer / Performer

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