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 The Asylum Theatre, Ground UP Productions, Polarity Ensemble Theatre, 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.

Recently selected for Babes With Blades Theatre Company's Fighting Words new play development program, her full-length play Quest had a reading on June 28, 2015. Her short play The Barber Shop was seen at Nylon Fusion Theatre Company on June 27 and June 28, 2015.

Her screenplay The Thief was in the top 10% for the 2015 BlueCat Screenplay Competition - Features. Henry Moore is Melting, a screenplay adaption of her stage play, 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).

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.