Jess Mabel Jones



Jess has worked extensively as a puppeteer and actress in theatre. Credits include: Beauty and the Beast with Improbable and OneOfUs, Blind Summit’s The Table and projects with the RSC, Little Angel Theatre and The Watermill.

Jess is Associate Director of Finger in The Pie and programmer of the prestigious Finger in The Pie Cabaret. She has written The Tragic & Regrettable Life of Teofila Teodora de la Lima and numerous street theatre pieces for her old company Woodenfingers.

Previously Jess has been Co-Artistic Director of Pants On Fire, and in 2010 the company won the Carol Tambor Best of Edinburgh Award for Ovid’s Metamorphoses. Jess often works with Lecoq company Rhum & Clay on Hardboiled, and her autobiographical show My Name is Rifnur is being developed with the Battersea Arts Centre.

Previous Edinburgh credits include:
- 2010 Ovid’s Metamorphoses, Pants on Fire
- 2011 Returned with Ovid’s Metamorphoses, Pants on Fire
- 2012 The Table, Blind Summit
- 2013 Pinocchio, Pants on Fire

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