Jenny is a New York-based director, producer, actor, and teaching artist. Jenny graduated magna cum laude from The University of California, San Diego, Revelle College with a BA in Theatre and a minor in Humanities. She is the 2016 winner of the Dr. Milton H. Saier award for demonstrating significant and professional talents. Studying under Kim Rubenstein she directed five productions at UCSD (Yanipsich Krumbach and the Infinite Day Blue by Timothy Barnett, Gruesome Playground Injuries by Rajiv Joseph, A Sunset on Mars by Timothy Barnett, A Streetcar Named Desire by Tennessee Williams, and Much Ado About Nothing by William Shakespeare)and has assisted for Charlie Oats (War of the Worlds), and Sarah Wansley (Deluge or the Panda Play by Kristin Idaszak).
Jenny's producer credits inclue: 2015-2016 Artistic Director of The Underground New Play Festival at UCSD and The Seagull by Anton Chekhov. She served as the 2014-2015 UCSD Theatre Department Student Representative and as a teaching assistant to Ursula Meyer, Eva Barnes, and Kim Rubenstein. While working to produce a series of site-specific classical adaptations, she is also currently developing an algorithm (based in the mathematics used in artificial intelligence systems) that adapts classical text structures to non-linear, immersive models.
Much Ado About Nothing
Photo credit Jim Carmody
A Sunset On Mars By Timothy Barnett Photo credit Jim Carmody
A Streetcar Named Desire By Tennessee Williams Photo credit Cecily Swason
Gruesome Playground Injuries By Rajiv Joseph Photo credit Will Given
Yanipsich Krumbach and the Infinite Blue By Timothy Barnett Photo credit Jim Carmody