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Jenny LevisonJENNY LEVISON is a playwright, screenwriter, film and theater producer, and social justice activist. Her plays and site-specific political theater works include: Emergency Exits, Shtil, Mayn Corazon–A Yiddish Tango Cabaret, Crossing Over, Countdown Bikini, Don’t Kiss Me I’m In Training, See The Light, Home Field Advantage, and Dia de los Muertos. Her screenplays include Mixed Doubles, Vamp, Copy Shop, The Strip, and Sorry!. Jenny’s works have received performances and screenings in Portland, Oregon; Boston; Washington, DC; Philadelphia, Las Vegas, New York, and New Jersey.

Jenny has produced dozens of pieces of site-specific theater, as well as her own theatrical work Shtil, Mayn Corazon–A Yiddish Tango Cabaret, which played to sold-out houses and rave reviews.

Jenny has worked in and written about the fields of labor organizing, immigrant rights, anti-globalization, anti-war, economic justice, women’s rights, GLBT rights, and anti-white supremacy. She has specialized in the use of arts media in social justice organizing. Jenny was the co-creator (writer, producer, organizer) of the national satirical media campaign Billionaires for Bush (Or Gore) which targeted big money in politics during the 2000 Presidential elections.

Jenny is the recipient of residencies and awards from Atlantic Center for the Arts (with Paula Vogel,) Voice and Vision Theater, New Century Playwriting Award, Caldera, Regional Arts and Culture Council, the Institute for Judaic Studies, the Lilla Jewel Fund for Women Artists, the Puffin Foundation, and the Jacob Zukerman Fund of the Workman’s Circle. She holds a BA in Anthropology and Religion from Bates College, and an MFA from NYU, Tisch School of the Arts, Department of Dramatic Writing, where she now teaches. She is a member of the Dramatists Guild, an associate member of the Writers Guild of America, and Literary Associate at the Mile Square Theater in Hoboken, New Jersey.