Jen Wineman is a director of theater and opera, living in New York City. In New York, her work has been seen at Soho Rep, 59E59, Ars Nova, 3 Legged Dog, Manhattan School of Music, Abingdon Theater, Dixon Place, Classic Stage, HERE Arts Center, the Culture Project, American Place Theatre, the University Settlement, and with Studio 42.
Regionally, she has directed at New York Stage and Film, the Experimental Theater of Vassar College, Williamstown Theatre Festival (workshop), WordBRIDGE, and with Telluride Theatre in Telluride, Colorado.
She is a 2010 graduate of Yale School of Drama where her directing credits include Sarah Ruhl’s stage adaptation of Virginia Woolf’s novel Orlando and Sarah Ruhl’s Late: a cowboy song, The Tempest, Annie Weisman’s Be Aggressive, and Kim Rosenstock’s new play Every Other Hamlet in the Universe.
This past summer Roller Disco The Musical! (The Unauthorized Parody of Roller Boogie, the Classic Film that Inspired a Generation…for Like Five Minutes)—a new musical she co-wrote with Sam Forman and Eli Bolin—at OBERON, enjoyed a successful three-month run on the the second stage of The American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, MA. This fall, Jen directed a new production of Donald Margulies’ Shipwrecked! An Entertainment at Triad Stage in Greensboro, NC.
Up next, Jen is directing the Off Broadway production of David Eric Davis and Sam Forman’s F#%cking Up Everything, a new rock musical that will open for previews on March 15 at the Elektra Theater in New York City.
Jen is a co-founder and board member of Studio 42, a New York based theater company that focuses on producing “unproducible” new work by emerging artists. She is an affiliated artist with New Georges, a member of the 2011/2012 Soho Rep Writer Director Lab, and an associate member of Telluride Theatre. Education: B.A. Vassar College, M.F.A. Yale School of Drama (Julian Kaufman Directing Prize).