Jenny Seidelman - Playwright and Screenwriter
Jenny is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter. Her plays have been produced at Fury Theatre Company, 20% Theatre Company Chicago, Victory Gardens Theater/Chicago One-Minute Play Festival, Cold Basement Dramatics, American Theater Company, Point of Contention, n.u.f.a.n. ensemble, TANTA Productions, WNEP Theater and Children's Theatre of Western Springs and received readings at Polarity Ensemble Theatre, Ground UP Productions, Horse Trade Theater Group, Women’s Theatre Alliance of Chicago, Stockyards Theatre Project, Around the Coyote, Chicago Dramatists, TADA! Youth Theater and her alma mater, Knox College, among others.

Reckoning, a new full-length play, will receive a reading at The Asylum Theatre in Las Vegas in February 2015. Recently selected for Babes With Blades Theatre Company's Fighting Words new play development program, her script Quest will have readings in April and June of 2015.

Her play Henry Moore is Melting was a finalist for Abingdon Theatre Company's 2014 Wolk Award. The screenplay adaption of Henry Moore is Melting was a Quarterfinalist for the Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Contest and the 2014 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences). It had a reading at The Public House Theatre in 2013.

Jenny lives in Chicago. She is a recipient of grants from the Illinois Arts Council and the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs. Jenny is a member of The Dramatists Guild of America, Inc.