Jessica Melchert

Teaching Artist

Jessica Melchert is an actor, theatre maker, singer and performance artist based in Wollongong, NSW. After moving to Wollongong to study a Bachelor of Performance, Jessica was inspired by the close knit creative community and co-created the performance art collective Ovuhm. Ovuhm has since presented at Sydney Fringe Festival (2017), Wollongong Fringe Festival (2017), Yours and Owls Festival (2017-present) and FKA Festival (2018). Jessica is an accomplished musician, singer and songwriter who loves to involve music into her creative practice with notable performances of her original work at TEDX Wollongong in 2018.Since Graduating Jessica has had the pleasure to be involved in the development of Fledgling By Lily Hayman since its creation in 2019 and continues to work on expanding her skills on and off screen by working as production assistant on Whirld (2021) a web series directed by Karen Illeska and a featured role in The Department of Health Spread freedom Campaign (2021).

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