Jacqui is an experienced Drama Teacher, Director and Arts Manager. Her experience includes being the Education Manager at Australian Theatre for Young People, Sydney Theatre Company, NIDA, AFTRS and Bell Shakespeare, developing and teaching theatre and film programs for young people, teachers and students. Her background is as a performer, having sung in the girl band Girlfriend, recording three gold and platinum albums and touring nationally and internationally. She currently sings with Cafe of the Gates of Salvation. As a Youth director, she has directed plays, musicals and theatre festivals in schools and at NIDA.