Jamaica Zuanetti is a Melbourne based writer.
She has a Bachelor of Arts (Hons) degree from The University of Melbourne. She is an acting graduate of the National Theatre Drama School. In 2015, she graduated with a Master of Writing for Performance from the Victorian College of the Arts, where she was the recipient of the Cassidy Bequest Scholarship.
Her playwriting credits include Too Ready Mirror (Darebin Arts Speakeasy 2017), Thigh Gap (La Mama Theatre 2019), shortlisted for London’s Platform Presents Playwright’s Prize and The World isn’t Made for Them selected by NIDA Launchpad for development, 2018.
She was a writer in residence with And Also Presents at Siteworks, and was selected as a creative in residence at the Centre Pompadour in Ercourt, France in 2019. She has worked as a dramaturgy intern on Melbourne Theatre Company’s Cybec Electric season and was selected as a writer in residence with Lonely Company in 2016.
She tutors in Creative Writing at The University of Melbourne.