Jessica Smithson completed her certificate IV in performing arts at Brent Street Studios under the guidance of Cameron Mitchell, Lucas Newland, Darren Mapes and other industry professionals. She obtained her HSC at Brent Street Academy whilst training intensively in various styles of the performing arts. Last year, to further her training she attended the Dream Dance Company Show Business Course mentored by Marko Panzic.
Jessica made her professional theatre debut in “Billy Elliot the Musical” in 2008 as ballet girl ‘Tina Harmer’. In 2008 she performed at the Helpmann awards with the cast of Billy Elliot.
Jessica is represented by Australia’s leading entertainment and talent agency, Jeep Management. Her performance credits include; Performing numerously for Ricki Lee, and dancing for Jack Vidgen and Cody Simpson at the “Nickelodeon Kids Choice Awards” in 2011. She also danced for Nathaniel Willemse for the “Staff Gala Awards Night” and featured in Timomatics Film Clip “WaterFalls”. She has appeared on X factor, Young Talent time, Australias Got Talent and Everybody Dance Now as a contestant with Brent Street’s group “SILIZUIM”. In 2016 Jessica performed in Packemin Productions “West Side Story” as ‘Susan’, a member of the Jets ensemble. She regularly performs in a number of corporate gigs, including The Mercedes Benz Car launch, Harley Davidson Launch and the Australian Glee Premiere. Jessica also appeared in LOcREaDO’s “Nothing” directed by Loredo Malcolm which took place in 2016. In May of 2017 Jessica got accepted in RICHFAM created and run by Rob Rich with an elite number of Australian Dancers.