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ACADEMY DIRECTOR

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Jessica Orcsik is an established actress, performer, choreographer and producer featuring in Stage, Film & Television productions for over 30 years. Her professional acting career began at age 4 on TV show Richmond Hill, since then worked on well known productions in Film, Television, Theatre, Music Video’s and Documentaries.


Jessica has worked and trained with prestigious studios and coaches across the globe including Lisa Robertson Studio, Matthew Barry, Lesley Kahn, Broadway Dance Center and Netherlands Dance Theatre.  Performed with Australian dance companies, national television shows, choreographed for national tours and hosted public events across Australia. Director of her own internationally acclaimed event/production company J.O. International Productions, she has also produced nation wide events and competitions including  “On Broadway” and Don’t Dis Disabilities Dance Extravaganza”. 


Jessica is a leading facilitator for international career mentoring for Australian performers and actors. Invited to speak at the Actors Symposium alongside Breakdown Services in Vancouver in 2014; as well as having articles produced in Dance Informa Magazine. Her continued success is demonstrated with “LA Experience” program established alongside TAFTA. Jessica has now relaunched her school in Los Angeles with American Arts, Film & TV Academy, LLC. Jessica continues to align herself with wonderful programs that are dedicated to developing talent and equal opportunities all over the world.


Through her experience in all platforms she has developed a huge passion for supporting ‘inclusion & diversity’ within the performing arts and film & television community. She currently remains the International Marketing & Entertainment Coordinator for Focus On Ability International Film Festival, where she facilitates Australian Filmmakers and Actors on expansions of their careers on international levels. 


Launching her new production company Diversity Pictures and producing her first short & feature length 2 part documentary series ‘Stepping Into Focus’ Jessica continues to challenge ‘inclusion & diversity’ with relation to disabilities across all arts sectors. In addition, Jessica is associate Producer on 2019 Australian feature film with Screen Australia “Unsound”. Featuring leading roles with actors from the disability and trans community. Plus is in pre production for several new films.


Jessica is represented by Gilchrist Management & US Management Company Industry Entertainment and is currently living in the US with her Greencard