Rachel Jendrzejewski
Core Writer, Affiliated Writer
Minneapolis, MN
Biography

Rachel Jendrzejewski is an experimental playwright who works throughout the U.S. and internationally, most often investigating awareness, embodied experience, and the complexities of “community.” She frequently collaborates with choreographers, musicians, visual artists, fellow writers, and alleged non-artists to explore new performative vocabularies. Her projects have been developed and/or presented by the Walker Art Center, Red Eye Theater, Public Functionary, In the Heart of the Beast, Padua Playwrights, Joe’s Pub at The Public Theater, The Wild Project, Rhode Island School of Design, A.R.T., and ICA/Boston, among others. Published scripts 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 Playwrights’ Center McKnight and Jerome Fellowships; residencies at the University of Minnesota Institute for Advanced Study, Adam Mickiewicz Institute, and MASS MoCA; and grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board, Network of Ensemble Theaters, Dramatists Guild Foundation, PEN America, and Foundation for Contemporary Arts. She currently is a Core Writer at The Playwrights' Center. MFA Playwriting, Brown University. rachelka.com

Successes

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.