JENNIFER

STEWART

Theatre Director, 

Actor & Educator

 

Born and raised in Stratford, Ontario, Canada, home of the world famous Stratford Festival Theatre, Jennifer is a multidisciplinary theatre artist - actor, singer, dancer, director, choreographer, producer and educator -  who has performed and directed plays and musicals throughout Canada, the United States and Europe. She began her career as a child actor with the Stratford Festival, where she has completed six seasons to date as an actor (including 'Fiddler on the Roof", "42nd Street", "Tommy", "The Pirates of Penzance") and three seasons as an assistant director ("Othello", "Long Day's Journey Into Night" and "HMS Pinafore").


In addition to Stratford she has played leading roles in dozens of productions, including Penny Pingleton in the Original Canadian Cast of "Hairspray" for Mirvish Productions, Lisa in "Mamma Mia!" for Mirvish Productions, Peggy Sawyer in "42nd Street" for Drayton Entertainment, Lois Lane in "Kiss Me Kate" for Talk Is Free Theatre, Jolene Oakes in "Dirty Rotten Scoundrels" for Theatre Calgary, Alice in "Alice in Wonderland" for the Sudbury Theatre Centre as well as the Broadway tour of "White Christmas".

Jennifer was the director of the original musical "Every Silver Lining", which played the Toronto Fringe Festival in 2019 (Patron's Pick) and the Stratford City Hall Auditorium as well as the Next Stage Festival at the Tarragon Theatre in Toronto in January 2020 to enthusiastic audiences. In the winter of 2020 she directed and choreographed "Honk, the musical" for the St Lawrence College in Brockville, Ontario, Canada. Jennifer has been on the faculty of the Randolph College for the Performing Arts in Toronto and has most recently been leading Music Theatre Workshops for the University of Toronto and the Musical Stage Company in Toronto, Canada online. Jennifer is a Company Member and Artist BIG participant with Talk Is Free Theatre, located in Barrie, Ontario, Canada, where she most recently directed "The House of Bernarda Alba" by Federico García Lorca in January 2021 online, with a stellar cast including some of Canada's leading actors, including Seana McKenna, Martha Henry and Alexis Gordon. Currently, she teaches Acting (Interpretacion) classes at La Escuela Superior Artes Escencias de Malaga in Malaga, Spain.

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Jennifer Stewart and producer Alessandro Constantini at the Stratford Festival's 60th Season Opening
Jennifer Stewart and producer Alessandro Constantini at the Stratford Festival's 60th Season Opening
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The Heiress - directed by Jennifer Stewart
The Heiress - directed by Jennifer Stewart
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Fiddler On the Roof at the Stratford Festival
Fiddler On the Roof at the Stratford Festival
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Jennifer Stewart and actor Judy Kovacs at the Stratford Festival's 61st Opening Gala
Jennifer Stewart and actor Judy Kovacs at the Stratford Festival's 61st Opening Gala
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Best of Enemies - directed by Jennifer Stewart
Best of Enemies - directed by Jennifer Stewart
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Jennifer Stewart and actor Mike Nadajewski at the Stratford Festival's 62nd Opening Gala
Jennifer Stewart and actor Mike Nadajewski at the Stratford Festival's 62nd Opening Gala
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Othello - Stratford Festival on Film | Official Trailer
Stratford Festival

Othello - Stratford Festival on Film | Official Trailer

 

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Theatre Agent:

The Talent House

500A Bloor Street, 2nd Floor

Toronto,  ON, M5S 1Y3

Agent Phone: +1 416-960-9686

Cell Phone: 416-570-3177

Emali: jenniferlisastewart@gmail.com

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