Jessica is a multifaceted performer from Prince Edward Island. She has been seen on stage and screen across Canada, and recently starred in the short film "In My Heart" which can be viewed on CBC Gem. She can also been seen as Gertie Gallant on the Bell Fibe TV show "The Community Players". The Community Players is a hilarious mockumentary that follows a community theatre group in rural PEI.
Jessica most recently performed in a new musical adaptation of "Alice in Wonderland" by Bad Hats Theatre Company at Soulpepper Theatre in Toronto. In 2019, she portrayed the role of Aphrodite in the North American premiere of Mythic at the Segal Centre for which she won BroadwayWorld Montreal's Vocalist and Performer of the Decade. In the summer of 2021, she wrote and starred in "Jessica Gallant is Dolly Parton" at the Courthouse Theatre in PEI which sold out its entire run in less than two days. The show returned to another sold out run in 2022.
In 2010, Jessica joined the Young Company at the Charlottetown Festival and continued to perform for the Festival for six seasons. Most notably, she was the second Islander in the 51 year history of Anne of Green Gables the Musical to play the title role, Anne Shirley. Other credits at the Charlottetown Festival included the World Premiere of Evangeline staring Chilina Kennedy, Mamma Mia!, Alice Through the Looking Glass and Canada ROCKS!
Other credits include Marty/Sandy Understudy in Grease at the Winter Garden Theatre, Belle in Beauty and the Beast, Ariel in the Little Mermaid (Drayton Entertainment), Savannah in Freaky Friday (Theatre Aquarius), Diggstown (CBC).
Jessica's self-titled debut EP was released in June 2016, produced by ECMA Winning Producer, Chris Corrigan and engineered by multi-Music PEI Award winner Jon Matthews and was nominated for 3 Music PEI Awards including Country Recording of the Year, Female Solo Recording of the Year, and New Artist of the Year. Jessica made her Cavendish Beach Music Festival debut in 2016 on the "RBC Emerging Artist Stage".