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Jeanne De Rougemont

Jeanne was born in France and grew up around the world in South Africa, South Korea and Spain. She studied acting at the Laboratory of Physical Theatre Training in Paris, and at the Court Theatre Training Company, and is now based in London.

In Paris, she played Mère Ubu in a highly energetic physical production of Ubu Roi, directed by Lucas Borzykowski. After settling in London, she took the title role in an adaptation of Phaedra, a one-woman show mixing classical and modern texts. In Blood Wedding by Federico García Lorca, she played a desperate but determined wife, and in The Funeral by Katie McLeod, she portrayed a traumatised woman finally standing up for herself.

Her screen credits include The Evil in the Family, directed by Daisie Spiteri, Acouphènes, directed by Sylvain Dieuaide, and Cher: The Greatest Showgirl, directed by Steve Webb for Channel 5.

She is a native French speaker who is also fluent in English, Spanish, and intermediate in Korean. She is highly skilled in physical theatre, is learning stilt walking, and can play the piano and ukulele.

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