JESSICA OWENS - Playwright AND DRAMATURG
Jessica Owens is a Brooklyn based Playwright, Dramaturg, Producer and Theatre Administrator. Writing includes The Valkyries (The Tank, Dixon Place) I LOVE NEW YORK: a found text american dream/nightmare (Dixon Place, The Tank) Dramaturgy includes: The Glass Menagerie (Pigeonholed Theatre), I Once Found Myself in an Isolation Chamber (The Tank), The Pitchforks (The Loading Dock, The Drama League), Macbeth (Columbia Stages), Northern Lights (ATHE Development Workshop), Ascent, and MAY: A New Musical Fable. Jessica hasworked at institutions such as The Broadway League, Roundabout Theatre Company, The Public Theater, and Creative Artists Agency. She is a Script Reader for Roundabout, The Public, Dramatists Guild Fellowship, Jewish Plays Project, YouthPLAYS Publishing, and variousother playwrighting competitions. Co-Founder of The Varsity Theatre Company and Initiative for Millennial Theatre Artists. She holds a BA from Vanderbilt University and an MA from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts & Birkbeck College.