Our volunteer, Jessica, worked with YPT over several months, observing the production of James and the Giant Peach go from page to stage. An avid theatre-lover and actor herself, Jessica was particularly interested in the actors and spent time with Amy Lee (who played Sponge) over the course of her placement to look at what it means to become and work as a professional actor in Toronto. Here’s a snippet of an interview Jessica conducted in which Amy talks about her professional theatre journey.

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