Jennifer Luck, Story Wranglers
Jennifer Luck received her MFA in Drama and Theatre for Youth and Communities from the University of Texas at Austin and her BA in Theatre from Arizona State University. For almost 20 years she has taught theatre professionally in Arizona, New York City, Los Angeles, and Austin. She has worked with Phoenix Theatre, Arizona Jewish Theatre Company, The Herberger Theatre Center, Biz Kids NY, The Children’s Museum of Manhattan, Kids on Stage CA, Azusa Pacific University, and she spent three years in the Education Department at Center Theatre Group/The Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles. She taught undergraduate acting and voice courses at the University of Texas, as well as the “Performance of Persuasion” at the UT School of Law. In Austin she worked with Theatre Action Project/Creative Action, the Theatre Academy at the J, Summer Wonders, ACE Academy and the Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders before joining the Paramount Theatre in 2011. Jennifer is also a singer/songwriter, composer, director and actor. In 2009 she was named a Don and Elizabeth Doyle Fellow, recognized for her artistic ability in the area of Theatre for Youth. She is honored to direct the Paramount Academy for the Arts and to work with so many talented and inspiring young Austinites.
Illustration by Roxolana Krywonos