Jennifer Copping is a multiple nominee and winner of awards for her work as an actress over her 30+ year career, and she is currently an Instructor for the Langara College Film Arts Department. Her passion for performing began at a very young age and she has continued to study and hone her craft as an actor, director, teacher, mentor and creator. She has directed several plays and musicals over the past 15 years, most recently, Zastrozzi: The Master of Discipline, City Of Angels and Good People.
John Cassini and Jen Copping have known each other for over 25 years, including Jen's co-direction of John in the Canadian Premiere of Stiff Cuffs. They're both delighted for this next chapter in their creative collaboration as Jen joins our staff of instructors.
Some of Jen's career highlights:
Film & TV (Selected Credits): Riverdale; Once Upon A Mattress; Slither; Becoming Redwood; Supernatural; Fargo; Bates Motel; When Calls The Heart; Mother Of All Lies; Van Helsing; Travellers; and the feature film Rabbit currently airing on Superchannel.
Theatre (Selected Credits): Anything Goes (TUTS); Anne Of Green Gables (Charlottetown Festival); Les Miserables (Mirvish); Joseph And The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Drabinsky); Tommy (Mirvish); Jersey Boys (Dancap); Indian Arm (Rumble); Detroit and Body Awareness (Mitch &Murray); City Of Angels (PIT Collective)
For the Arts Club: Reflections On Crooked Walking (Debut 1987); The Curious Incident Of The Dog In The Night Time; The Day Before Christmas; Godspell; White Christmas; Funny Girl; Kinky Boots (Upcoming)
Other: Best Actress Leo Award for Becoming Redwood.