Jesse LaVercombe is an award-winning, Toronto-based writer and actor originally from Minneapolis, Minnesota. Past writing projects include: Preacher Man (United Solo Festival, NYC - **Best Short Solo Award**), 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). Current projects include: Hallelujah, It’s Holly (three-act play, commissioned by Driftwood Theatre), G-G-G-Genevieve (two-act musical with Adrian Shepherd-Gawinski, commissioned by YES Theatre), The Epic of Gilgamesh (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: Remember Matthew Dinning (Blyth Festival), S H E E T S (Videofag, Toronto), The Wickhams (Jungle Theater, Minneapolis), Mistatim (Red Sky, Canadian Tour), Hacked (Caravan Stage, U.S. Tour); TV: American Gods, The Detail, Salvation, Mayday, Save Me; Feature Films: Queen of the Morning Calm, Mary Goes Round, Flowers in the Field, The Telephone Game, In Clamatore. Training: National Theatre School, Canadian Film Centre