Jennifer shares her journey of dealing with commitment and how that plays out in her daily life.
About the speaker
Jennifer is co-founder and Executive Artistic Director of MOXIE Theatre. She received her BA in Theatre from the College of Santa Fe in New Mexico. After university, Jennifer returned to her hometown of San Diego to take a position at the San Diego Repertory Theatre as a Casting Associate and Administrator in the Artistic Department. In May of 2003 Thorn’s adaptation of Loung Ung’s national bestseller, First They Killed My Father was staged and produced at the La Jolla Museum of Contemporary Art to raise funds for Land Mine Victims in Cambodia. In 2004, Thorn founded MOXIE Theatre with Delicia Turner Sonnenberg, Jo Anne Glover and Liv Kellgren. She served as the company’s Associate Artistic Director during her first 12 years at MOXIE, and established her reputation as a director, helming many of MOXIE’s award-winning plays. In 2017, Thorn became the Executive Artistic Director at MOXIE.
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I could never have gotten to that (my most powerful work) without boundaries. There is freedom within the form (of this Sestina).. — Jennifer Eve Thorn