Jennifer Chang has directed, among others, Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Min Kahng (South Coast Rep); Hannah and the Dread Gazebo by Jiehae Park; Death and Cockroaches by Eric Reyes Loo; Vietgone by Qui Nguyen (LADCC Award); Animals Out of Paper by Rajiv Joseph (East West Players, LA Times Critics Pick), and Edith Can Shoot Things and Hit Them (Artists at Play, GLAAD Media Award, Ovation Award Nominated).
She has developed new plays with Center Theatre Group, Geffen Playhouse, Chance Theatre, Echo Theatre Company, Circle X Theatre Company, and East West Players. A Covid-affected work was William Saroyan’s The Time of Your Life at Antaeus Theatre Company. Jennifer is a founding member of Chalk Repertory Theatre, a Drama League Fellow and a Director’s Lab West Alum. She won the 2020 APAFT Award for Outstanding Direction.
She is on the faculty at UC San Diego (UCSD) Department of Theatre and Dance and is a member of Stage Directors and Choreographers Society, SAG-AFTRA, and Actors’ Equity Association. She has an MFA from UCSD and a BFA with Honors from New York University. Upcoming work includes Keiko Green’s Exotic Deadly or the MSG Play; and On Gold Mountain by Lisa See and Nathan Wang for Los Angeles Opera at The Huntington Gardens.