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Rachel Jendrzejewski is an experimental writer 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 School 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 Playwrights’ 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, among others. Rachel is a Core Writer at The Playwrights’ Center and one of seven Artistic Directors at Red Eye Theater. MFA Playwriting, Brown University.

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