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Rebecca Jernigan

L: Water Valley | P: 662-234-0550 | E:

Rebecca Jernigan is an award-winning storyteller who uses her experience as an actress and playwright to bring to life classical and original literature. She has performed and offered workshops throughout the region as well as for the DODS schools in Europe and Bahrain. During a year of teaching in China she offered workshops in drama and storytelling to augment her ESL lessons. Dr. Jernigan has served the Mississippi Humanities Council as storyteller and scholar for literacy programs in English and Spanish. Her lm credits include “The Client,” “Ode to Billy Joe,” and the 2016 lm “Texas Heart.” She was a member of the acting company of the Oxford/University Shakespeare Festival for three seasons. She designs performances, workshops and residencies. She is on the MAC teaching artist roster as the storyteller for the popular project “Dance A Story.”

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