Jenny is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter. Her plays have been produced at 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.
The screenplay adaption of her play Henry Moore is Melting
was a Quarterfinalist for the 2014 Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting
(Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences). It had a reading at The Public House Theatre
Her full-length play Reckoning
will receive a reading at The Asylum Theatre
in Las Vegas in February 2015.
Her short play This is Grand
will have its third production as part of Fury Theatre's
"Short Attention Span Theater" September 18-27, 2014 in Chicago.
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.