Jennifer is Portland Playhouse’s first Directing Apprentice. Her work with the Playhouse thus far has included directing the apprentice company in a production of Phaedra’s Love by Sarah Kane and serving as Assistant Director for August Wilson’s King Hedley II. She is a founding member and Artistic Director of The Quick and Dirty Art Project where she has directed Ethan Coen’s Waiting, Bertolt Brecht’s The Jewish Wife/The Informer, Craig Wright’s The Unseen, Philip Ridley’s Mercury Fur, and the world premier of Matthew B. Zrebski’s Unda. Her work as an actor in Portland includes MiracleTheatre’s Labyrinth of Desire, Profile Theatre’s Independence, Portland Playhouse’s Twelfth Night and Bloody Bloody Andrew Jackson, Artists Rep’s Speech and Debate and Distracted, and Portland Center Stage’s JAW festival ‘10-’12, as well as performances with The Jewish Theater Collaborative and Live on Stage. Her recent work with Our Shoes are Red/The Performance lab includes performances in Ursula, Foreman Festivals ‘08/’11, and Will Eno’s Oh, The Humanity.