Laura Jacqmin is a Los Angeles-based writer for television, video games, and the live theater, originally from Cleveland. She’s currently a writer-consulting producer on the forthcoming Peacock/NBCU/USA show, “Joe Exotic” (based on the Wondery podcast, starring Kate McKinnon). Previously, she was a writer-co-executive producer on the forthcoming Netflix series, “One Piece” (based on the longrunning manga series by Eiichiro Oda). Her first feature film, “We Broke Up,” co-written with Jeff Rosenberg and starring William Jackson Harper and Aya Cash, is playing in select theatres and opens on VOD on April 23rd.
Other television: “Get Shorty” (EPIX); “Grace and Frankie” (Netflix); “Lucky 7” (ABC). Video Games: “Life 2.0” (FoxNext/Fogbank); “The Walking Dead, Season 3” and “Minecraft: Story Mode” (both with Telltale Games), as well as contract work for Ad Hoc and Scopely. She received her BA from Yale University, and earned an MFA in Playwriting from Ohio University. Founding member, The Kilroys.
Plays: Residence (40th Humana Festival of New American Plays at Actors Theatre of Louisville); January Joiner (Long Wharf Theatre); Ski Dubai (Steppenwolf Theatre); A Third (Finborough Theatre London); Look, we are breathing (Rivendell Theatre Ensemble; Sundance Theatre Lab); Dental Society Midwinter Meeting (Williamstown Theatre Festival; Chicago Dramatists/At Play, 16th Street Theater); Ghost Bike (Buzz22 Chicago). Awards: Wasserstein Prize, two NEA Art Works Grants, ATHE-Kennedy Center David Mark Cohen Playwriting Award, two MacDowell Fellowships, Illinois Arts Council Individual Artist Grant.
Laura will be providing feedback for the following play:
A Woog Among the Waves by Steven Strafford (Thurs. 4/22 @ 12:30pm)