Morgan Jenness, Abrams Artists Agency; Board Member, Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas.
Morgan Jenness joined the Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival Play Development Department as a script reader and intern in 1979.
By the time she left, in 1988, she was Literary Manager.
Between 1988-1990, she was Associate Artistic Director at New York Theatre Workshop.
In 1990, she
moved to the Los Angeles Theater Center
as Associate Director.
A freelance dramaturg between 1991-93, her
projects included Angels in America on Broadway.
returned to the Public in 1993, first as Director of Play Development and then in 1995 as Associate Producer.
many activities included supervision of the LuEsther Lab and the Play Development Department, production supervision and dramaturgy, participation in season and administrative planning, producing New Work Now!
A partial list of artists she
has collaborated with includes: Reza Abdoh, John Belluso, Anne Bogart, Eric Bogosian, Joe Chaikin, Connie Congdon, Migdalia Cruz, Christopher Durang, David Esbjornson, Danny Hoch, Naomi Iizuka, Harry Kondolean, Tina Landau, Craig Lucas, Eduardo Machodo, Ruth Margraff, Michael Mayer, Jose Rivera, Anna Deavere Smith, Naomi Wallace, George C Wolfe.
In 1998, she joined Helen Merrill Ltd as Creative Director.
is currently in the literary division at Abrams Artists Agency