Biography


 

Janine is originally from Yorkshire, in the North of England and she now resides in Los Angeles. She started dancing at the age of 7 and has been performing ever since!  

She was first cast in the historical 'York Mystery Plays'.  Janine was then offered a place at the prestigious Drama School - 'The Arts Educational School', London.  There she studied the techniques of many renowned playwrights. 

She has gone on to appear in many successful theater productions which included Ducking Smith in 'Our Country's Good' at York Theater Royal, UK.  Her West End credits include'Studs' at The Soho Theater and 'Red Devils' at The Criterion Theater, Fabian in 'Twelfth Night' at The Tabard Theater and a leading role in 'The Caucasian Chalk Circle'.  She also featured in the new comedy 'Forget Me Knot' at The Courtyard Theater, London with Rolling Sky Productions.

Janine played in a new British movie 'Conversations'.  In addition she's had leading roles in the movies 'All or Nothing at All', 'Joe's Knob' and 'Lesson'.

She completed 'The Test' with Director Joel Chu at ETC Films, and then took the movie to Cannes Film Festival.  Janine's major commercial work was with 'Nintendo Wii Fit Plus' where she was publicized on all major TV channels, magazines and bill boards across the UK and Ireland.

 

Being a SAG-AFTRA member, her most recent work includes a U.S National commercial for Disney and 3D Horror Movie '89101'.   Janine's new horror movie 'The Closing', has just been released and is now being taken to leading film festivals.

Slated for theatrical release in the U.S and the U.K in 2019, Janine will take on the lead role of Sarah Adams in romantic comedy 'Let's Just Do It', directed by Gene Fallaize.  Filming begins soon, in Los Angeles and parts of the U.K.

Janine has just completed the thriller "F***, Marry, Kill" ,which she stared as the leading role of 'Tiffany Forbes'.  She was also the Executive Producer and writer for this movie.  Janine is very pleased to say that the movie had its premiere at The Sunscreen Film Festival in Hermosa Beach, CA.

She booked the TV series "NorthSiders", with Shire Productions.  She will be playing the role of Jenny and filming is due to commence later in the year.

In April 2018 Janine will be performing in the stage play "Turn off the lights, the play".  Held at The Complex Theater in Hollywood.

Awards and Achievements


Janine has received many awards for her performing excellence over the last couple of years including:

- The Lilian Baylis Award Winner presented at The Old Vic by Brian Daniels

  (Chief Executive and Artistic Director of The New End Theatre - Picture on the right);

- The Sir John Gielgud Charitable Trust Bursary;

- The Lionel Bart Foundation Award and The Tim Rice Charitable Trust among others.  

- Plus she was The Spotlight Prize Nominee.

 

Janine would like to thank Graham Norton, Julia Walters, Sir Ian Holm, Susan Hampshire, Brian Cox, Nathaniel Parker, Noah Taylor, Kevin Whately, Richard Briers, Matthew Kelly and Esta Charkham for their support encouragement.