Professional Directions: Dramaturg Morgan Jenness, Mar. 21

March 8, 2019

When: Thursday, March 21, 4:30 p.m.
Where: Film Forum, Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts

Join us for a Q&A discussion with dramaturg Morgan Jenness.

This talk is part of Cornell Performing & Media Arts' Professional Directions Series and is free and open to the public.

Morgan has served in dramaturgical capacities with theaters (and some films and developmental situations) across the country for over three decades. They worked in the literary office and as associate producer at the Public Theater, as an associate artistic director at NYTW and LATC, as well as creative consultant at both the Helen Merrill and Abrams Artists agencies.

Morgan has been a guest artist with multiple educational theater programs, is currently on the faculty of Columbia, Fordham, and Pace University and has been on multiple theater funding and award panels including NEA, NYSA, NEFA, the Drama Desk, and Herb Alpert Award. Morgan is also a recipient of an Obie for Long-Term Support of Playwrights, the prestigious LMDA Lessing Award, the first Elsa Rael VintAge Award, and a 2015 Doris Duke Impact Award, under which they are pleased to work as a creative consultant for Double Edge Theater as well as several projects at LaMama.

Morgan is currently founder/creative director of In This Distracted Globe—a dramaturgical and management consultancy—and an artistic advisor to Taylor Mac.

Comedy/tragedy masks