Meet the Team

Jennifer MonkMelbourne Director, Drama Teacher and Camp Supervisor

Jennifer Monk

Jennifer leads our Melbourne drama classes and Performing Arts Holiday Camps. After teaching for years in Sydney with Kids Up Front, Jennifer brought the Kids Up Front drama program to Melbourne.

She been involved in theatre as a creator, writer, performer, producer and director for around 20 years.

Jennifer has a degree in Theatre and Drama from La Trobe University and trained at the London School of Dramatic Arts where she graduated with Honours.

When Jennifer is not acting, directing and creating theatre she is teaching. As well as teaching for Kids Up Front she has taught drama and been an acting coach at Marion Street Theatre for Young People (Sydney), Kick Performance Group (Sydney), Australian Theatre for Young People (Sydney), Dramawerkz (Melbourne), St Martins Youth Arts Centre (Melbourne), Stage Left Performing Arts School (Melbourne) and runs workshops in rural Victoria.

Jennifer has also been the Festival Co-ordinator for the Western District Drama Festival and directed the “Performance Ensemble in Devising Theatre” at the International Youth Arts Festival in London.