photoJacqueline Thompson is a theatre artist passionate about providing students opportunities to explore their creativity and embrace their individuality. This actor and director has performed with The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, The Black Rep, Shakespeare Festival St. Louis, Upstream, Mustard Seed, SATE, Metro and New Jewish Theatre. In March 2018, the St. Louis Post Dispatch recognized her as one of six women shaping St. Louis Arts and entertainment. She was also noted as one of St. Louis’ most versatile performers.  She received a St. Louis Theater Circle Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama as well as an Artist Fellowship from the Regional Arts Commission. She was selected by the Theatre Communications Group (TCG, the national organization for theatre) to participate in The Rising Leaders of Color program. In April, she received a Visionary award which recognizes St. Louis women in the arts.  She is a proud member of Actors Equity Association.

Education:
B.A. Clark Atlanta University 
M.F.A. University of Louisville

Courses Taught:
THEATR 1210: Fundamentals of Acting
THEATR 2020: Acting for the Camera 

Contact:
Phone: 314-516-4850
Office: 505 Lucas Hall
Email: thompsonjac@umsl.edu