Jessica & Doug Co-Founded The Fern in 2010, Started producing in Atlanta in 2012 and have now moved The Fern To Seattle, Washington.


Jessica Fern Hunt

Managing Artistic Director

Jessica (Jes) is a professional actor, director, and costume designer and co-founder of The Fern.  Originally from North Carolina she received her BA in General Theatre from Appalachian State University.  In 2004 she became a member of the Atlanta Shakespeare Company apprentice class and has since worked as an actor, director, costume designer, and lighting designer at The ASC and other companies in Atlanta. Additionally, Jes is a professional photographer.  Jes is Managing Artistic Director of The Fern and also serves as Marketing Director.


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Doug Graham

Producing Artistic Director

Doug Graham is a professional actor, education artist and the co-founder of The Fern Theatre. Originally from Kansas City he received his BFA in Acting from Drake University. In 2006 he became a member of the Atlanta Shakespeare Company Apprentice Class. Since then he has been steadily working as an actor and teacher with the Atlanta Shakespeare Company as well as many theatres throughout the Atlanta area. He is the  Producing Artistic Director and also serves as Dramaturg & Education Director for The Fern.