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Jessica Kubzansky


2018-19 Season: Director, Othello

Previous Seasons: Director: Measure for Measure

ELSEWHERE: Artistic Director of Boston Court Pasadena, where selected directing credits include: Luis Alfaro’s Mojada: A Medea in Los Angeles (at The Getty Villa), and Sheila Callaghan’s Everything You Touch (Rattlestick at the Cherry Lane), as well as the world premieres of Sarah B. Mantell’s Everything That Never Happened, Stefanie Zadravec’s Colony Collapse, Everything You Touch, R II (Kubzansky’s three-person adaptation of Richard II), Michael Elyanow’s The Children, plus Camino Real, and Mother Courage. Recently elsewhere: Sofia Alvarez’s Amos & Boris, Aditi Kapil’s Orange, (South Coast Rep), Stupid F*cking Bird (ACT, Seattle), Pygmalion, Mauritius (Pasadena Playhouse), James Still’s I Love to Eat (Portland Center Stage), Macbeth (Antaeus), Hamlet with Leo Marks, Winter’s Tale (Theater 150). Kubzansky teaches at UCLA and has received many awards and honors, among them the Los Angeles Drama Critics’ Circle’s Margaret Harford Award for Sustained Excellence in Theatre.

EDUCATION: MFA, California Institute of the Arts, BA, Johns Hopkins and Harvard University.