Jennifer S. Jones is a writer and performer with a diverse background in education, community development, and storytelling. She holds an MFA (Playwriting) from NYU, Tisch and has written and performed around the world, including: off-Broadway, in universities, for local high-schools, and for Fortune 500 companies. Jennifer has been commissioned by Hildebrandt International, Thomson Reuters, Beazley of London, and the Stanford Symphony. Her one-woman show, based on first person interviews with the Mothers of the Disappeared in Argentina, “Appearance of Life,” is the most critically acclaimed and recognized of her plays, and is still on tour today.
Jennifer has traveled the world, recording women’s stories and crafting their voices into theatrical shows for the “Letters to Clio” series. Stories and photographs of her adventures are a staple of any workshop or residency she conducts in the classroom. As an experienced arts educator, Jennifer has worked in a variety of settings from elementary and middle-schools to high-schools and universities. Jennifer works with educators and students to blend art and technology in the classroom through the creation of original Digital Stories, a modern interpretation of an ancient art form.
Jennifer is a frequent speaker at conferences on art and technology and routinely presents Professional Development trainings at local schools and universities.