Rachel Jendrzejewski
Core Writer, Affiliated Writer
Minneapolis, MN
Biography

Rachel Jendrzejewski is an experimental playwright who frequently collaborates with choreographers, musicians, and visual artists to explore new performative vocabularies. Her work has been developed and/or presented by the Walker Art Center, Red Eye Theater, Public Functionary, In the Heart of the Beast, Padua Playwrights, Los Angeles Performance Practice, Tricklock Company, Joe's Pub at the Public Theater, The Wild Project, Rhode Island Schoool of Design, A.R.T., and ICA/Boston, among others. Published texts include In Which______ and Others Discover the End, a collaboration with SuperGroup (Plays Inverse), encyclopedia (Spout Press), and Amber (in the anthology I Might Be the Person You Are Talking To: Short Plays from the Los Angeles Underground, Padua Playwrights). Honors include Playwirghts' Center McKnight and Jerome Fellowships; residencies at the University of Minnesota Institute for Advanced Study, Weisman Art Museum, and MASS MoCA; and project support from the Adam Mickiewicz Institute, Network of Ensemble Theaters, Dramatists Guild Foundation, PEN America, National Endowment for the Arts, and Foundation for Contemporary Arts. Rachel is a Core Writer at the Playwrights' Center and one of seven Artistic Directors at Red Eye Theater. MFA Playwriting, Brown University.

Successes

Rachel Jendrzejewski has received funding through the Next Step Fund Award for two trips to Los Angeles to complete PASSION, a major new performance work.

Playwrights' Center core writer Rachel Jendrzejewski's In Which _______ and Others Discover the End, a collaboration with SuperGroup, has been published by Plays Inverse! Click here to preview and order.

Spout Press has published encyclopedia, a play by Playwrights' Center core writer Rachel Jendrzejewski! Click here for more details.

 

Rachel Jendrzejewski's latest collaborative project, In Which _______ and Others Discovers the End, is unfolding at Public Functionary in Northeast Minneapolis with six FREE performances March 27-April 4, 2015. Details HERE.

Rachel Jendrzejewski's play Amber will be published in a new anthology from Padua Playwrights called I Might Be the Person You Are Talking To: Short Plays from the Los Angeles Underground in early 2015.