About jess

Jessica McGaw is a Brisbane based actor, producer, content creator and curator. Her passion is collaboration - challenging conventional storytelling and working across multiple disciplines to find a new alchemy between the voyeur, performer and experience.

Historically her family has been drawn to the footlights; her great grandmother was an actress, dancer and singer during the days of the Raj in India. Jessica completed a Bachelor of Arts Majoring in Drama and Film and Television with Honours in Drama from the University of Queensland. She then went on to study a Bachelor of Acting at the Victorian College of the Arts (VCA) followed by a Masters in Entertainment Management from Deakin University.  

Jessica has worked overseas and around Australia perusing her passion for the creative industries, having the opportunity to work with inspirational industry leaders like Carol Burns, Geraldine Patten and more. She worked on numerous plays including Picnic at Hanging Rock, directed by Carol Burns, The Conduct of Life directed by Jenny Kemp, A New Way To Pay Old Debts, Directed by Ron Kelly and We Are All Ghosts (Dead Eric Productions) . 

Film and TV work includes the award-winning short film Chance (Hong Kong Fresh Wave), Chance (Berlin Film Festival) and What is Love?. Jessica is currently the producer of podcast series A Grey Matter, Six Cold Feet as well as the Co-Artistic Director and Producer of Dead Eric Productions.