Jennifer Townsend - Assistant Director/Backstage Team Mentor
Born and bred in Fort McMurray, Jennifer Townsend graduated from the Keyano College VPA Program specializing in the Performing Arts. Since then, Jenn has dedicated countless hours both backstage and onstage for Theatre; Just Because(T;JB) as well as the Keyano Theatre Company (KTC). Onstage highlights include Calendar Girls (KTC, 2012), Bedtime Stories (KTC, 2013), The Vagina Monologues (KTC,2014), Goodnight Ladies (KTC, 2015), The Most Massive Woman Wins (T;JB, 2015), I, Claudia (T;JB, 2015), Fanny and Manny Tie the Knot (T;JB, 2016), and most recently Steel Magnolias (KTC, 2016). Backstage credits include Assistant Stage Manager for Hometown... The Musical! (KTC, 2014), Les Miserables (KTC, 2015), and Deathtrap (KTC, 2015). She was recently awarded the title of Most Outstanding Director for this year's ADFA Adult Regional One Act Festival with her work on David Ives' Sure Thing. Jenn has always appreciated the work that Theatre; Just Because has done not only for the arts scene within Fort McMurray, but for the community itself. She is beyond excited to be a part of the artistic team helping to bring growth to her hometown's theatre community.