Jacquie is a Bay Area director, choreographer, teaching artist, and actor. She currently directs musicals and plays for student productions at Cal Shakes, Bay Area Children’s Theatre, San Francisco Shakespeare Festival, and Lamorinda Theatre Academy. Additionally she coaches students in monologue and audition preparation. In her spare time she directs, acts and choreographs for the Mess, a sketch comedy theater company.
As an actor, favorite roles include Annette in God of Carnage (Town Hall Theater), Mrs. Boyle in Mousetrap (Altarena), Dame Van Tassel in The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (San Francisco Shakespeare Festival) and King Edward in Henry VI, Part III (Actor’s Ensemble of Berkeley). In addition to stage work, Jacquie has appeared on-camera for commercials (Blue Shield, Youthful Gold), industrials (Safeway, AAA), television (I Almost Got Away With It), and film (The Game, Who Wants to Go to Heaven).
Jacquie is a graduate of UCLA and studied directing, stage combat, British dialects, and audition techniques at Berkeley Rep and Shakespeare with Cal Shakes.