Jennie Ward

Incoming Managing Director

Jennie Ward (she/her) is a producer, theater director, teacher, and community builder in the Twin Cities; she has previously worked in Chicago, New York City, and Boston. Arts Infrastructure: Managing Director at the Center for Performing Arts in South Minneapolis; Associate Producer for The Remember Project (a program of Trellis); and Interim Manager of Operations for Six Points Theater. Directing/Assistant directing: Six Points Theater (formerly Minnesota Jewish Theater Company), Playwrights’ Center, Guthrie Theater, Jungle Theater, Theatre in the Round, and St. Croix Festival Theater. Teaching: University of Minnesota/Guthrie BFA Acting Conservatory, Hamline University, and St. Paul Conservatory for Performing Artists. Jennie earned her MFA in Directing from the American Repertory Theater/Moscow Art Theater School Institute for Advanced Theater Training (Harvard University). In all her work, Jennie builds opportunities for people to authentically connect with each other through art, generating energies that deepen our capacities and stretch us towards mutual relationship. 

Photo: Laichee Yang