Jessica Kubzansky

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Jessica Kubzansky has been an Artistic Director of Boston Court Pasadena since its inception, and an award-winning director working nationally. Jessica was privileged to develop and direct the world premiere of Jeanne Sakata's Hold These Truths with Ryun Yu at East/West Players in 2007 and has directed many subsequent productions, including at ACT in Seattle, Portland Center Stage, the Pasadena Playhouse, and most recently Arena Stage in D.C. Previously for L.A. Theatre Works: Robert Harlan’s Steel Magnolias and Michael Hollinger’s Tooth and ClawFor Boston Court elsewhere, Jessica has directed 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). At Boston Court: the world premieres of Sarah B. Mantell’s Everything That Never Happened, Stefanie Zadravec’s Colony CollapseEverything You TouchR II (Kubzansky’s three-person adaptation of Richard II), Michael Elyanow’s The Children, Jordan Harrison’s Futura, Laura Schellhardt’s Courting Vampires, Salamone/McIntyre’s Gulls, Mickey Birnbaum’s Bleed Rail, Carlos Murillo’s Unfinished American Highwayscape #9 & 32, Jean Claude Van Itallie’s Light, Cody Henderson’s Cold/Tender, the west coast premiere of Julia Lederer’s With Love and a Major Organ, 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), The 39 Steps (La Mirada), Hamlet with Leo Marks, Winter’s Tale, Jen Haley’s Breadcrumbs (all at 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.