SECOND YEAR – LOS ANGELES
Joanne Thomson is a Scottish Actor, Writer and Director from Glasgow, Scotland. Since graduating with a BA in Acting from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, she has worked internationally in both television and theatre. Her theatre credits include work with Bristol Old Vic, National Theatre of Scotland, Birmingham Rep, Royal Lyceum, Traverse, and the legendary Citizens Theatre. Joanne most recently played DS Lisa Harvey in BBC's BAFTA-nominated drama The Victim. Her performance in ITV’s BAFTA-nominated In Plain Sight won her nominations for 2 Best Actress categories at the IARA awards and her BBC prime-time drama The Suffragettes won a BAFTA in 2019. She also directed the critically-acclaimed all-female production Nothing to be Done which won Best Play at Setkani Festival in Czech Republic. Her passion lies in championing female-identifying voices and she is currently writing a screenplay about her favourite Suffragette and Actress who led the #TimesUp movement of her generation.