Jill's newest scripts, available for premieres:


CRAZY, LIKE ME - Selected for the Last Frontier Theatre Festival, Valdez, Alaska (2016) - Comedy/Drama - Hour and 15 minute one-act with music.


THE FRENCHMAN AND THE DUTCHMAN, A LOVE STORY - 

Selected for the Last Frontier Theatre Festival, Valdez, Alaska (2015)- 45 minute one-act farce

RANSOM -
Ten-Minute Play Slam, Last Frontier Theatre Festival, Anchorage, Alaska (2015)


SIMPLE MELODY - Top 8 Finalist for the Tennessee Williams/New Orleans Literary Festival of One-Acts Competition (2014), and selected for the Last Frontier Theatre Festival in Valdez, Alaska (2014).


Jill's scripts include  the Nationally Award Winning one-woman show

THE MOMMY DANCE - winner of State, Regional and National awards for acting, writing and tech, at AACTFEST, and

THIS STRANGER, MY FRIEND, winner of an Honorable Mention Award at the Last Frontier Theatre Conference.  


Jill's unique writing style includes comedy, musical theatre (THE MOMMY DANCE is a 2-Act Musical with 9 original songs), drama (CRAZY LIKE ME), and some have a unique autobiographical performance art style (CONFESSIONS OF A PK).  Her latest pieces include a comedy about a family dealing with interruptions at their mother's funeral service (SIMPLE MELODY), and a farce-like piece about a woman balancing her world between two lovers, one French and one Dutch (THE FRENCHMAN AND THE DUTCHMAN, A LOVE STORY).  Jill recently completed playwriting studies in NYC at Young Playwrights Inc, after receiving a grant from the Alaska State Council on the Arts. 


Contact Jill at 907-250-3633 if you are interested in one of her scripts, or are looking for a writer for an upcoming project. 


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