Stand Up & Pitch 2019 – Beyond the Box: Playing it Short

Co-Creator, Writer, Actor

Jana began her acting career with voice over work for commercials over 25 years ago. She’s an actor, improviser, and writer as well as an award winning advertising copywriter. She’s appeared in commercials for clients like Ikea, WalMart, Tassimo, McDonalds, Home Depot, Tim Hortons, and Fallsview Casino just to name a few.  Not just a funny girl, Jana’s appeared on multiple dramas as well including Utopia Falls, Flashpoint, Saving Hope, Suits, Rookie Blue, Degrassi, The Listener and the rom-com film No Stranger Than Love with Alison Brie and Colin Hanks. She was cast in a lead role in the CBC pilot Fancy, a recurring role on Nickleodeon’s Max and Shred and she also wrote, directed and starred in the short film Cynthia’s Week which aired on Comedy Network.


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