Jane Longhurst grew up in Hobart and has worked extensively in theatre, television and radio since graduating from the Victorian College of the Arts. Her television credits include Blue Heelers, GP and Janus for ABC Television, The Flying Doctors, Neighbours and A Country Practice. Jane has performed for Melbourne Theatre Company, La Mama and played Hermia in A Midsummer Night’s Dream in the Royal Botanical Gardens of Melbourne, Adelaide and Sydney. She went on to live in Japan for two years where she worked as a radio broadcaster and voiced characters for video games.Returning to live in Tasmania, she has worked in marketing and sponsorship roles with Salamanca Arts Centre, Ten Days on the Island, Theatre Royal and Festival of Voices. Recent theatre credits include The Breath of Life directed by Julian Meyrick, This Uncharted Hour by Finegan Kruckemeyer and Terminus for Blue Cow Theatre. She is currently the Executive Officer for the Theatre Council of Tasmania, the peak body for theatre in the state. Jane can be heard regularly discussing sport on Statewide Mornings with Leon Compton on ABC Local Radio where she also works as a casual presenter. She will next be seen in Blue Cow Theatre’s The State of the Tasmanian Economy, by Jonathan Biggins.