Jamaica Zuanetti is a Melbourne based writer and performer. She first started performing at the National Theatre Ballet School where she studied dance for ten years. She has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree majoring in Creative Writing and French from the University of Melbourne.
She is a graduate of the National Theatre Drama School. Her acting credits include The Visit, The Country, Picnic at Hanging Rock (The National Theatre Drama School), Big Maggie and Yes, Yes, Yes! (Bloomsday in Melbourne), More Intimate Than (Honeycreepers; Melbourne Fringe Festival), The Tragedy of Lucrece (Globe Productions; Melbourne Fringe Festival), Season to Taste (New Blood; Kingston Arts Centre/Adelaide Fringe Festival), Shakespeare and the Dark Lady (Globe Productions) and music video The Lake you Love (Linus Wilson).
In 2015, she graduated with a Master of Writing for Performance from the Victorian College of the Arts, where she was the recipient of the Cassidy Bequest Scholarship. In 2016, she was an intern on Melbourne Theatre Company’s Cybec Electric season in 2016. She is currently a writer in residence with Lonely Company developing a new play, Thigh Gap.