Jennifer MacMillan

Jennifer MacMillan is a professional actor, director, and theater educator. She holds a BFA in Acting from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia where she is also a Lecturer. Ms. MacMillan is the Artistic Director of Bright Invention, the resident ensemble at White Pines Productions, as well as the Director of Education Programming at The White Pines Place. A founding member of the Slightly Awkward Peep Show Storytelling Collective, Ms. MacMillan's storytelling work, twice produced by Quince Productions, received a four star review at the 2012 Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Ms. MacMillan's acting credits include commercials, independent films, and theatre; recent favorite acting credits include Trish Tinkler Gets Saved at Theater Exile, The Exit Interview with Barrymore-winning InterAct Theater Co. the world premiere of Raw Stitch for the Philadelphia Fringe Festival, House of Blue Leaves with Isis Productions, and How to Disappear Completely and Never Be Found with Luna Theater Co. Recent directorial credits include Superheroes Who Are Super for Saves the Day Productions, The Melting of Kim Banks for Parallax Theater Company, Ballad Boys for Aspire Arts, and The Importance of Being Earnest and Naked Will for the Philadelphia Gay and Lesbian Theater Festival. Additional credits include Man from Nebraska for People's Light and Theater Company under the direction of Ken Marini, which garnered a Barrymore nomination for Best Play. This fall Ms. MacMillan will star in the world premiere of a one-woman children's theater production, penned by notable Philadelphia playwright Jeremy Gable, and commissioned by Plays and Plays Theater Co. Ms. MacMillan lives in South Philadelphia with her cats Wobbles and Quinny and her dog Peanut.

Plays by Jennifer MacMillan

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      "Are Women Funny?" new play contest sponsored by Playscripts and ICWP (Finalist)