Jennifer Wigmore

Jennifer Wigmore is a multidisciplinary artist: Actor/Visual Artist/Writer/Educator. She is a core member of Got Your Back Canada and an elected Councillor of Canadian Actors Equity.

Jennifer Wigmore is a multidisciplinary artist: Actor/Visual Artist/Writer/Educator. She has performed on main stages across the country, including the Citadel, Stratford and the Tarragon Theatre in addition to having a successful film and television career. Recent Acting Credits: Anne with an E, Impulse, Designated Survivor, Killjoys, Sheets; Theatre Center. Her paintings are in private collections across Canada, US and the UK. She completed musical theatre program at Grant MacEwan in Edmonton, and her BFA and Masters at OCAD University. She began teaching acting in 2004 and co-developed the theatre training program at Fanshawe College. She has also taught at Ryerson University, Randolph College, George Brown College, and teaches visual art at OCAD University and Sheridan College. With a keen interest in first year training, she works closely with master teacher Perry Schneiderman, and they are currently collaborating on a book about the Zone of Silence and its contribution to Canadian Theatre pedagogy. Recently she co-wrote the article; Acting Training in Canada: An Appeal for Change for Intermission Magazine and is the process of working on her first play Measure².

The State of Acting Training in Canada
Essay

The State of Acting Training in Canada

A Summary of the Results from Got Your Back’s 2018 National Survey

3 November 2019

Sarah Robbins, Neil Silcox, and Jennifer Wigmore share findings from Got Your Back Canada’s national survey on actor training in the country.