Inside ATC Artist: Jenn Thompson

Jenn Thompson

is a NYC-based, Drama Desk-nominated director whose work has been seen in NYC and at theaters across the country including Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, The Denver Center, Hartford Stage, Goodspeed Musicals, St. Louis Rep, Hudson Valley Shakespeare Festival, CTC, City Theatre, Portland Stage Company, Pioneer Theatre Company, Barrington Stage, Theatre Aspen, Hartford TheatreWorks, and Dorset Theatre Festival, among others. Recent productions include the current National Tour of Annie as well as the critically acclaimed Off-Broadway productions of Chains, Conflict, and Women Without Men (The Mint Theatre Company), which garnered Lortel and Off-Broadway Alliance Award nominations for Outstanding Revival as well as five Drama Desk Award nominations including Outstanding Director and Revival. NYC credits include work at Rattlestick, Barrow Group, The York Theatre Company, Abingdon, MCC, NAMT, NYMF, Primary Stages, and FringeNYC, as well as serving as Co-Artistic Director of Off-Broadway’s TACT/The Actors Company Theatre, where her directing credits for the company earned a Drama Desk nomination for her revised revival of Neil Simon’s Lost in Yonkers as well as an Off-Broadway Alliance Award for her production of Beth Henley’s play Abundance. She is married to actor Stephen Kunken. They live in Brooklyn and Connecticut with their daughter, Naomi.