Jessica Russell is an emerging performance maker, producer and director with a focus on the integration of movement into contemporary works and a passion for adaption and the collaborative performance process.

She has worked on several independent productions under The Blue Room Theatre, including Arteries by Ancestry (FUGUE) for which she was awarded Best Marketing & Publicity. Jessica holds a Bachelor of Performing Arts (Performance Making) from the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts and was most recently invited to observe Ivo van Hove and the Internationaal Theater Amsterdam for their adaption of the critically acclaimed novel, A Little Life. 

In 2019, Jessica has undertaken her Masters (Screen Studies) at the WA Screen Academy specialising in cinematography and directing. She also joined the Co3 Contemporary Dance team to coordinate events part-time whilst studying.