Jessica Vandenberg

Jessica has enjoyed performing, choreographing, and teaching professionally all over the continent and the Caribbean. She grew up in Ottawa training in many forms of dance at Kanata Ballet School and Les Petits Ballet. After graduating high school and attending Palm Beach Atlantic University (training in dance performance and pedagogy, whilst cheerleading professionally) she began a career in Music Theatre. Favourite performing credits include the World Premiere Production of Disney's Toy Story: The Musical Disney Imagineering (Legs), West Side Story Citadel Theatre (Graziella/Anita U/S), Freezing Gladstone Theatre's Panto (Princess Adele), Disney Dreams and The Golden Mickeys Disney Cruise Line (various roles), Mary Poppins Citadel Theatre/Theatre Calgary Co-Pro (Glamorous Doll/Miss Smythe/Mrs Corry, Katie Nana U/S) Chicago Stage West Calgary (Liz/Kitty U/S), A Christmas Carol and Everything I Love About Christmas Upper Canada Playhouse (Choreographer, various roles) Cabaret Rose Theatre (Ensemble/Dance Captain), RENT Toronto's Panasonic Theatre (Swing/Mimi, Joanne U/S). Jessica is a proud Sheridan Institute honours graduate, where she trained in Music Theatre Performance. She was seen there in Sweeney Todd (Lucy Barker/Dance Captain), Oklahoma! (Dorothy/Asst. Choreographer), Love's Labour's Lost (Jaquenetta/Choreographer), and Once Upon A Mattress (Ensemble/Stunt Captain). Film/TV credits include Lucky 7 (ABC), Hemlock Grove (Netflix Original), Warehouse 13 (SciFi), Suits (USA), Bomb Girls (Global), Make Your Move (CJ Entertainment), and Being Erica (CBC). Jessica has also spent over 10 years teaching many styles of dance, as well as music theatre, voice, cheerleading, kindermusic, private audition coaching (vocal, dance, acro, and acting) and fitness. On top of substitute teaching at countless studios in the GTA with Quick Ball Change, Jessica has taught all forms of dance and acro in Ottawa at Kanata Ballet School, Ottawa Music Camp, and The Christian Dance Studio, and in the GTA: Suitcase Theatre, Hamilton Conservatory of the Arts, Relever Performing Arts Academy, Dance Kids Canada, You Got Dance, Goodlife Fitness, Peterborough PAC (competitive), and also the figure skating cross training program (ballet) at the prestigious Granite Club.