Theatre Résumé

JEN WATSON

Height: 5’ 3”               Hair: Auburn    Eyes: Dark blue        Age Range: 20s – elderly

THEATRE ACTING EXPERIENCE

Mary Poppins                  Chorus Member             Stage Right, Crighton Theatre, Conroe, TX

Rumors                             Chris Gorman                 Stage Right, Crighton Theatre, Conroe, TX

Frames                              Nurse; Flo (understudy)          Overtime Theater, San Antonio, TX

The Rainmaker                Lizzie Curry (lead)                     Garza Theatre, Post, TX

Agatha Christie Made Me Do It      Annie                          Garza Theatre, Post, TX

The Crucible                    Elizabeth Proctor (lead)             Garza Theatre, Post, TX

True West                        Mom                                              Hub Theatre Group, Lubbock, TX

The Importance of Being Earnest       Miss Prism             C.A.T.S. Playhouse, Lubbock, TX

Thespis: Athens’ Greatest Chorus Member!   Chorus Member  Texas Tech University Lab Theatre

Solve For Castrato (k)   Operator/Anne Rice/Mother   Texas Tech University Lab Theatre

The Samsoon Gambit                                      Jen              Texas Tech University Lab Theatre

John Wayne Gacy Throws a Party            Mama Gacy   Texas Tech University Lab Theatre

Tarot This, Tarot That                                Britney           Texas Tech University Lab Theatre

The Gospel According to Jesse Peg/Secretary/Chorus Boston Ave. Playhouse, Lubbock,TX

Steel Magnolias                    Ouiser Boudreaux                   Howard Payne University Theatre

The Actor’s Nightmare       Dame Ellen Terry                    Howard Payne University Theatre

The Tell-Tale Heart            Neighbor’s Wife                       Howard Payne University Theatre

Twice Upon a Time              Stupid Dwarf                           Howard Payne University Theatre

THEATRE DIRECTING EXPERIENCE

The Yellow Boat                               Splendora ISD, Splendora Junior High School, Splendora, TX 2012

Arya (original unpublished work) Texas Tech University Lab Theatre, Lubbock, TX

Cabin Fever                                      Texas Tech University Lab Theatre, Lubbock, TX

Antigone                                            Rice Consolidated ISD, Rice High School, Altair, TX

Alice in Wonderland                         Rice Consolidated ISD, Rice High School, Altair, TX

April Fish                                           Star ISD, Star School, Star, TX

I Never Saw Another Butterfly      Star ISD, Star School, Star, TX

I Never Saw Another Butterfly      Killeen ISD, Palo Alto Middle School, Killeen, TX

TRAINING

MFA Theatre Performance & Pedagogy Texas Tech University Lubbock, TX

Actor Training                                                 Dr. Bill Gelber, Dr. Laurin Mann

Director Training                                             Dr. Jim Bush

History, Theory, Criticism                              Dr. Dorothy Chansky

Dramatic Analysis; Reading Playscripts         Dr. Norman Bert

Dramaturgy                                                     Dr. Jonathan Marks

Costume Design                                              Professor Melissa Merz

Graduate Instructor of Introduction to Acting & Theatre Appreciation, Texas Tech University, 2008 – 2009

B.A. English; Drama minor Howard Payne University Brownwood, TX

SPECIAL SKILLS

Taught Theatre (grades 7-12), English (9-12), & Speech (7-12) for four years in Texas public schools, various dialects: Texan, Southern, New York, Northern, British, Cockney, Valley girl, cartoon & animal voices, good listener, ability to adapt to new situations, possess love of learning and knowledge, enjoy helping others in various capacities, possess excellent research, dramaturgical, observation, & analytical skills, excellent spelling, grammar, and communication skills.