Jesse Stanley is a Vancouver-born actress and theatre maker. She studied at Ryerson Theatre School (2005-2009) and holds a masters degree from Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (London, UK). Jesse has performed in theatre productions nationally and abroad, for both regional and touring companies [Camden People’s, Huntley Street, Corinthia AIR, Dialogue Project, Parahumans, Dusk Dances, Classical Theatre Project]. Returning to Vancouver in 2017 to embrace opportunities in film & TV, Jesse has worked alongside Danny Glover in The Christmas Train, Megan Park & Josh Henderson in Time for Me to Come Home [Hallmark] and recently wrapped her third season as a series regular on Van Helsing [Netflix/Syfy].
Thanks to the BC Arts Council’s Media Arts grant, Jesse’e first solo-venture as a producer is now in post-production [Benny’s Best Birthday]. She works in creative development for Playground Studios & Circle Productions and is currently in pre-production to produce her first feature, set to shoot in 2021. Jesse is represented by Kendra Naka [Film & TV] and Caroline Young [Voice] of Characters Talent Management