Jacqueline Russell (she/her) is a dynamically disabled director, performer, creator, arts educator, and clown who plays, works, and rests in Mohkínstsis (YYC) on Treaty Seven territory. She has taught workshops in clown, physical theatre, and creation across the country, from Comox to Montreal. As a performer and creator, she has contributed to many new works. She is particularly drawn to theatrical investigations that playfully examine gender, feminism, and disability.

Jacqueline is a graduate of the BFA program in Acting at the University of Alberta and completed her MFA in theatre at the University of Calgary where her thesis research examined the intersection of clown ways of knowing and feminist ways of thinking. Jacqueline currently teaches for the School of Creative and Performing Arts at the University of Calgary, Ambrose University, and Inside Out Theatre.

Contact: info@jacquelinerussell.ca