Jane Longhurst2019-11-04T20:38:47+11:00

Jane Longhurst
Master of Ceremonies

Jane hails from Hobart and has worked extensively in theatre, television and radio since graduating from the Victorian College of the Arts in 1990. Her television credits include Blue Heelers, GP, Janus, The Flying Doctors, Neighbours and A Country Practice. Jane has performed for Melbourne Theatre Company, at La Mama, with various independent theatre companies within Melbourne and in A Midsummer Night’s Dream in the Royal Botanical Gardens of Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney.

Now based in Tasmania Jane’s recent theatre credits include Grounded, (for which Jane was awarded the 2016 Tasmanian Theatre Award for Best Performance by a Female), Terminus and the premiere and return seasons of The State of the Tasmanian Economy for Blue Cow Theatre and Tree Widows, Born From Animals and Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf?

Jane is currently the Co-Chair of the Tasmanian Creative Industries Council, works regularly as a voice over artist, presents concerts with the Tasmanian Symphony Orchestra throughout Tasmania and can be heard regularly discussing sport on Statewide Mornings with Leon Compton on ABC Local Radio where she also works as a fill in presenter for Local Radio including ABC Rural, ABC Grandstand and ABC Classic FM.