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
, Womens Theatre Alliance of Chicago
, Stockyards Theatre Project
, Around the Coyote, Chicago Dramatists
, TADA! Youth Theater
and her alma mater, Knox College
, among others.
Her full-length plays Reckoning
had readings in February 2015 at The Asylum Theatre
(Las Vegas) and Ground UP Productions
(New York) respectively. Recently selected for Babes With Blades Theatre Company
's Fighting Words new play development program, her script Quest
will have a reading in June of 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.