Jesse LaVercombe is an award-winning, Toronto-based writer and actor originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Writing projects include: Love Me Forever Billy H. Tender (Videofag, NYC Fringe - critically acclaimed by The New York Times, Broadway World, NY Theatre Guide), "The Things You Think I'm Thinking" (short film - twelve festival awards, officially selected at over forty-five festivals internationally), Hallelujah, It’s Holly (three-act play, commissioned by Driftwood Theatre, Second Place - Wildfire National Playwriting Competition), G-G-G-Genevieve (two-act musical with Adrian Shepherd-Gawinski, commissioned by YES Theatre), Gilgamesh and Enkidu (two-act play with music, with Seth Bockley and Ahmed Moneka, developed by The Guthrie, The Tarragon, and The Pivot Arts Festival in Chicago).

Stage acting credits include: Bunny, Hamlet, Sequence (Tarragon Theatre, Toronto), Beautiful Man (Factory Theatre, Toronto) The Bakkhai (Marigny Opera House, New Orleans), Our Beautiful Sons (Blyth Festival), SHEETS (Videofag, Toronto), The Wickhams (Jungle Theater, Minneapolis), Mistatim (Red Sky, Canadian Tour), Hacked (Caravan Stage, U.S. Tour); TV: Murdoch Mysteries (recurring), American Gods, The Detail, Salvation, Mayday, Street Series, Save Me; Feature Films: Wings of Flies, Queen of the Morning Calm, Mary Goes Round, Flowers in the Field, The Telephone Game, In Clamatore. TrainingNational Theatre School of Canada, Canadian Film Centre

photo credit: Cylla Von Tiedemann

photo credit: Cylla Von Tiedemann