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Jenny Young

Stratford debut: Sheep/Beetle/Larkspur in Alice Through the Looking-Glass, Christina in Christina, The Girl King and understudy in Hay Fever. Elsewhere: A Moon for the Misbegotten, Age of Arousal, The Women (Shaw Festival); Proud (GCTC); Innocence Lost (Centaur Theatre, National Arts Centre); The Clockmaker, The Syringa Tree (Thousand Islands Playhouse); The Cryptogram (Belfry Theatre); The Penelopiad (Royal Shakespeare Company, NAC); And So It Goes, The Madonna Painter (Factory Theatre); Eco Show (Necessary Angel); The Shape of a Girl (Tarragon Theatre, NAC, Green Thumb national tour); The Anger in Ernest and Ernestine (Theatre Columbus); Mary’s Wedding (NAC); Generations (Theatre North West); Having Hope at Home, Hockey Mom, Hockey Dad, The Attic, the Pearls and Three Fine Girls, Molly’s Veil (Western Canada Theatre); Relatively Speaking (Grand Theatre); Unidentified Human Remains and the True Nature of Love (Crow’s Theatre); The Wake (Electric Company). Selected Film/TV: Cracked (CBC), Alien Mysteries (Discovery), XIII (Showcase). Radio: Coach on CBC Radio’s Afghanada. Training: Studio 58. Awards: Betty Mitchell Award, Dora and Jessie nominations: The Shape of a Girl; Jessie Richardson Award for Most Promising Newcomer; Dora nomination: The Anger in Ernest and Ernestine; Jessie nominations for Time After Time and The Field. Et cetera: Produced, directed and wrote several award-winning shows for tiny bird theatre with Claire Calnan. Jenny plays banjo and sings for alt/country band LOCAL 164, whose debut CD, Dreams from Belle County, is for sale in the Theatre Store and on iTunes.