Jenna is a New York-based Stage Director and Activist, with a focus on new work and radically inclusive, re-imagined classics. She recently directed Amy Herzog's Belleville at Pasadena Playhouse, starring Anna Camp & Thomas Sadoski. Jenna is currently a National Directing Fellow at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center, and was the 2017 Drama League & Boris Sagal Directing Fellow at Williamstown Theatre Festival, where she co-conceived and directed Blue Ridge with playwright Abby Rosebrock. Broadway: The Parisian Woman by Beau Willimon, starring Uma Thurman (Associate Director); The Heidi Chronicles starring Elizabeth Moss (Associate Director); Picnic (SDC Fellow). Off-Broadway/Regional: Agnes by Catya McMullen (59E59 Theaters/Lesser America; Wonder Boi by Jacob Jarrett (NYMF)Carolyn Pilsner by Kristen Slaney (EST/Youngblood); The Siblings Play by Ren Dara Santiago (Cherry Lane Mentor Project); Street Children by Pia Scala-Zankel (New Ohio Theatre, NY Times Critics’ Pick); Gun Country (Houses on the Moon Theater, A.R.T/New York); Have You Been There by Emily Zemba, and The First Immigrant by Martyna Majok (Williamstown); East Coast Curriculum by Lucy Thurber (Lee Strasberg Institute); Invincible Ones by Samantha Cooper (Signature Center/Columbia MFA Production); Balm in Gilead (Lee Strasberg Institute); Here to Be Seen (featuring a cast of formerly incarcerated women, commissioned by the Brooklyn District Attorney); Kids by Daniel Talbott (IRT); The Vagina Monologues for Taconic Prison (also at Cherry Lane, a benefit production for the Women's Prison Association); Spring Awakening (Lime Kiln Theater). She has directed several productions for Rattlestick Theater, as founding Artistic Director of The Middle Voice Theater Company. Associate Directing and Assisting: Pam MacKinnon, Evan Cabnet, Sam Gold, Kate Whoriskey, Lear deBessonet. Jenna has directed readings and workshops for The Public Theater, Yale Repertory, EST, The Lark, Playwrights Horizons, Labyrinth, Playmakers Rep, The Drama League, MCC, Primary Stages, The Actors Studio, among others. She has been awarded a Jonathan Alper Directing Fellowship (MTC) and two SDC Foundation Observerships. Jenna is also a proud member of the LILLY Awards Power Network, The Actors Studio Directors Unit, the Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab, the Williamstown Directing Corps. She is an Affiliated Artist of New Georges, and the Co-founder of Creative Solutions, a residency program at SPACE on Ryder Farm for social justice organizations and human rights advocates.