team member Dante Jemmott

Dante Jemmott

Undergraduate Research Assistant (2020-2021)

Shaking Up Shakespeare Interviewee

Dante Jemmott is a Toronto based actor. He played Romeo in the Stratford Festival and Why Not Theatre production of R+J, and he was Bertram in Shakespeare’s All’s Well That Ends Well at Chicago Shakespeare Theatre. Most recently, he joined Why Not Theatre on a US Tour of their production, Prince Hamlet, as Laertes. Dante plays Walter in the web-series Coming Distractions and appears in CBC Gem’s mini-series Revenge of the Black Best Friend. He received his training at York University in the Acting Conservatory. There, he appeared in the production of William Shakespeare’s Coriolanus, Charles Mee’s Iphigenia 2.0, Suzan-Lori Parks’s 365 Days/365 Plays and Amy Rutherford’s Mortified. Dante was the voice of W.L. Hutton at the Into The Light Exhibition at the Guelph Civic Museum.