Jessica Huang is a playwright and producer from Minneapolis, based in New York City. Her work includes The Paper Dreams of Harry Chin (History Theatre commission/premiere, 2017 Kilroy’s List, 2018 Barry and Bernice Stavis Award), Zero-Infinity Flight Path, Purple Cloud (Mu Performing Arts premiere), and Transmissions in Advance of the Second Great Dying (Mixed Blood Theatre commission). She has commissions with Manhattan Theatre Club, TimeLine Theatre Company, History Theatre, and Theater Mu.
Her plays for young audiences include My Journey! My Music! (Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra's Family Concert Series commission/premiere) and The Mystery of the Plastic Disaster (The Como Zoo commission/premiere), and she has written and directed for 5+ years with the neighborhood after school program Chicago Avenue Project.
Jessica’s work has been developed, commissioned, and/or produced by New York Theatre Workshop, The New Group, Atlantic Theater Company, Mixed Blood Theatre, TimeLine Theatre Company, History Theatre, Theater Mu, The Consortium of Asian American Theaters and Artists, Pillsbury House Theatre, The Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra, The Minnesota Museum of American Art, Yellow Earth Theatre and many more. Jessica is a MacDowell Fellow; two-time Playwrights’ Center Jerome Fellow; and Playwrights’ Center Many Voices Fellow; and has received awards from the Sloan Foundation, the Jerome Foundation, the Minnesota State Arts Board and The Metropolitan Regional Arts Council/McKnight.
Jessica cofounded and co-directs Other Tiger Productions, a theatrical production company with a mission to pursue multidisciplinary collaborations, intentional inclusivity and a re-examination of traditional theater practices. She is a member of the Civilians R&D Group, Ars Nova Play Group, Page 73's Interstate 73, and she is a resident playwright at Chance Theater. She attends the Playwrights Program at Juilliard.
Max Grossman, Abrams Artists Agency