April 2021 – Edinburgh Studio Opera’s The Remarkable Rocket, featuring direction and some lyrics by me, goes live!
June 2021 – Edinburgh Acting School’s Performance class presents Ellen McLaughlin’s adaptation of Lysistrata, under the direction of the brilliant Flavia D’Avila and with coaching from me.
June/July 2021 – New interactive show Danger DuVall: Space/Time Adventurer gets a pilot outing at with Theatre Sans Accents, with Artistic Director Marion Geoffray in the role of Danger! Supported by YTAS, Imaginate, North Edinbrugh Arts and WHALE Arts.
July/August 2021 – I’m working with Hopscotch Theatre on Hannah Lavery’s The Unseen Child, creating a digital experience for schools.
August 6 2021 – Izzy Gray’s new piece Sea Glass gets a rehearsed reading at Page 2 Stage Edinburgh as part of Army @ the Fringe, with me directing.
On 10 October Jen will be performing the feature spot at Loud Poets: Those Meddling Kids
On 10 & 11 October there will be industry sharings of Lubna Kerr’s Tick Box, on which I’m working as dramaturg. Attendance is by invitation, so if you’re interested in seeing the work in progress please email firstname.lastname@example.org.
7 March 2017 – Jen will be reading at Inky Fingers.
13 March 2017 – Prior to the performance of #SonsOfGod at Sala Umberto in Rome, Jen will be taking part in a Meet the Playwright event.
22 March 2017 – Jen will be signing copies of Nasty Women at the Edinburgh launch event at Waterstone’s on Princes Street.
4 April 2017 – Jen will be back at Inky Fingers at Monkey Barrel.
20 April 2017 – Jen will be discussing the concept of the trigger warning with Richard Warden and Hannah McGill at the Dust of Everyday Life conference at the CCA.
13 May 2017 – IberoDocs is screening Pára-me de Repente o Pensamento at the Filmhouse with a panel discussion aftertwards. Jen will be joining the panel.
26 May 2017 – Jen joins Interrobang at Hidden Door for Ghosts of the Citadel.
6 June 2017 – Come to Inky Fingers at Monkey Barrel to see Jen in the feature slot.
7 June 2017 – The most bonkers gig of the year so far! Jen will be flyting against Ross McCleary on the subject of the Earth’s roundness/flatness at the Scottish Storytelling Centre.
24 June – Jen will feature in an all-Nasty-Women line-up for Interrobang’s Now Is Not the Time at Biscuit Factory.
7 July 2017 – Flint & Pitch presents Francesca Beard’s How to Survive a Post-Truth Apocalypse, with support from Jen who will be presenting her work in progress, Grave.
28 July – Catch Jen at Biscuit Factory for the Edinburgh launch of Hings, the debut book of superstar in the making Chris McQueer. Hosted by Interrobang, published by 404 Ink, it would be difficult for this event to spoil its audience more.
30 July – There’s a new spoken word night in town and it’s called Wax Lyrical. Come and satisfy your curiosity, Jen will be doing a slot.
12 August – Not the spoken word show but the short story it’s based on! Jen will be reading Grave at Story Shop at the Edinburgh International Book Festival.
17 September 2017 – Caring and Sharing will be part of the lineup for Black Cat Theatre’s The Millennials at Southwark Playhouse
12 October 2017 – An excerpt from current work in progress Second Child will be shared at Imaginate’s Scratch That! event at Summerhall.
18 October 2017 – Getting into the spirit of the season, Jen will be getting ghostly in an open mic spot for Spoken Word @ The Dick.
20 October 2017 – Jen will be joining fellow Nasty Women Becca Inglis and Alice Tarbuck at the Dundee Literary Festival.