Jessica Gallant was born on July 22, 1992 and was raised in Ten Mile House, Prince Edward Island. She studied at Sheridan College and appeared on national TV singing the anthems at a pair of Toronto Blue Jays games in past seasons.
She portrayed Diana Barry for two years in Anne of Green Gables: The Musical (2013–2014). In 2015, Gallant became the 17th actress to play the titular character, Anne Shirley. She is also playing the lead role in the upcoming 2016 season of the musical.
Behind the scenesEdit
- Jessica Gallant is the 17th actress who portrayed Anne Shirley in Anne of Green Gables: The Musical. She is also the second native Islander to play the lead role, the first being Gracie Finley.
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|Actresses who portrayed Diana Barry|
| Laurie Lovelle · Gertrude Messinger · Phyllis Shumway · Margaret Griffin · Lise Lasalle · Jan Francis · Schuyler Grant|
Piyumi Gamage · Buddhika Wimalasekara · May Walker · Ravyn Hohneke · Nasya Brotherson · Jutta Majava
Jessica Vargas · Julia Lalonde · Dalila Bela
| Rosamund Barnes · Rita Staines · Katka Minichová · Gara Takashima · Agnieszka Kwaśniak · Grażyna Marzec|
Joanne MacInnes · Emily Hampshire · Rebecca Peters · Tara Lipinski · Uschi Hugo
| Marylyn Stuart · Susan Anderson · Glenda Landry · Mari Trainor · Deborah Templeton · Liz Gilroy · Lisa Rubin · Sarah Daurie|
Brenley Charkow · Heidi Ford · Lisa Lennox · Sarah Sheps · Natalie Daradich · Alison Smyth · Kathryn Ballantine
Alanna Chisholm · Brittany Banks · Katie Kerr · Jessica Gallant · Brieonna Locche · Jessie Cox · Alessia Lupiano