Jennie Ward

Jennie has directed and taught in Chicago, New York City, and Boston. Locally, she has directed and assistant-directed with Minnesota Jewish Theater Company, Playwrights’ Center, Guthrie Theater, Jungle Theater, and St. Croix Festival Theater. She has taught at the University of Minnesota/Guthrie BFA Acting Conservatory, Hamline University, and St. Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists. She is also the Managing Director at the Center For Performing Arts in South Minneapolis (cfpampls.com), where she helps forge radical and rigorous development opportunities for performing artists in all forms. Jennie earned her MFA in Directing from the American Repertory Theater/Moscow Art Theater School Institute for Advanced Theater Training (Harvard University). She lives in Highland Park with her husband and two sons.