Jennifer Jasper

Playwright

Jennifer Jasper (Playwright) is an emerging playwright who has worked for many years as a director and performer in Seattle, Washington. She recently relocated to Bennington, Vermont to pursue her writing and other creative interests. Her short play Etymology was a winner in the 2014 Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Theatre Festival. In 2016, her short play Eggs was a finalist for City Theatre’s (Miami) National Short Play Award. Eggs has also been produced by Studio 620 (St. Petersburg, Florida) and Studio Theatre (Seattle). Her new short play, Here, Gus is slated for production by Live Girls! Theater (Seattle) this summer. Her short plays have been produced by Live Girls! Theater, The 14/48 Projects (Seattle) and City Theatre (Miami). Her solo show Bullygirl received an Artist Trust GAP Grant in 2016. She was a recipient for the Willapa Bay Artist in Resident, 2015. She is an acclaimed storyteller and solo performer and has performed nationally. She received an Artist Support Grant from Jack Straw (Seattle) in 2013 for her storytelling. She was Resident Director for Printer’s Devil Theatre (Seattle) and founding member of The Pulp Vixens and Kings’ Elephant Improvisational Theatre.