Jake Jeppson
Affiliated Writer
Brooklyn, NY
Biography

Jake Jeppson writes plays that investigate the dark corners of contemporary American life. Recently, his play #bros was a finalist for the inaugural Relentless Award in honor of Philip Seymour Hoffman and listed for the Bruntwood Prize. Jake’s play Turtle, about Republican rhetoric and a lost sea turtle, continues to run in rep at Latvia’s New Riga Theatre. Other plays include Miss Heimlich, Fox Play, and Ubiquitous. In 2015, Jake collaborated on the Fringe First winning devised piece Light Boxes (Gridiron Theatre, Edinburgh). He is a former Jerome Fellow at the Playwrights’ Center and a member of the Ars Nova Play Group (NYC). He is a graduate of the Yale School of Drama, where he studied with Paula Vogel, Lynn Nottage, and Sarah Ruhl and won the Cole Porter Prize. Jake served as the associate producer at the Yale Cabaret, created the nationally-sourced apprentice program at the Orchard Project, and frequently teaches playwriting at the National Theatre Institute. He has written for NatGeo’s Night of Exploration series and created content for a variety of online platforms. Jake splits time between New York and London. More info at: jakejeppson.com

Successes

Jake Jeppson's Turtle premieres 11/19/16 at Redtwist Theatre

See more at this link: http://www.broadwayworld.com/chicago/article/TURTLE-World-Premiere-to-Op...

Jake Jeppson's play #Bros was a part of Asolo Repertory Theatre's Unplugged festival this April.