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Jean Rogers

Jean was re-elected as a Council member of the actors’ and performers’ union EQUITY in July 2012 and is now in her 13th consecutive term. She has also been re-elected by the Council as a Vice President of the union. A post she has held since 2004.

Jean is a founder member of the Royal National Theatre and has many theatre credits to her name including two seasons at the Chichester Festival Theatre and a season at Royal National Theatre where she played Ada Figgins in HOBSON’S CHOICE .

Jean’s full biography is available from her website.

  • A woman removes a theatrical mask

    As an actress I trained for my profession believing I would portray my sisters, even when old, so long as my ability to remember my lines was unimpaired.  Then I hit fifty and everything changed. My story is not unusual.

    Dame Harriet Walter, an accomplished and celebrated actress, wrote recently, “It’s not about us”, referring to the invisibility of the older woman, not just about our image but also our lives, because the media in general is about telling a story, and the stories told are rarely about us.

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    Posted on November 13th, 2013 by Jean Rogers filed under: Work