Jenny Mercein

Residency
Scholarly Retreats
Website
http://www.jennymercein.com/
Type of work
Scholar
Location
Louisiana
Year
2020

Jenny Mercein is an actor, teacher, writer, and director. A member of Actors Equity Association and SAG-AFTRA, Jenny’s acting credits span theater, film, and television. Along with KJ Sanchez, Jenny is the co-creator of the acclaimed docudrama X’s and O’s about football and traumatic brain injury (Berkeley Rep, Baltimore Center Stage). An Assistant Professor at Tulane, Jenny is proud to have collaborated with students and members of Goat in the Road Productions to create Roleplay, an original play highlighting students’ perspectives on love, sex, power and relationships. Her residency will be spent preparing Roleplay for publication and working on the upcoming documentary film about the creation of the play. MFA University of Washington, BA Yale.