Gillian Jorgensen

Gillian Jorgensen Playwright

Gillian Jorgensen is a Seattle-based teaching artist and playwright with 20 years’ experience specializing in devised work and creative drama. Her original works include The Nut-Brown Girl and Tigery, and Heavens-to-Betsey Get Lost in the Salad Bar (Seattle Public Theater), Little Mishmash (Live Girls Theater), My Pet and My Dead Pet (14/48 Projects). She also created and developed Youth Theatre Northwest’s Haunted Forest series and Annex Theatre’s Ghosty series.

Gillian is a faculty member of Seattle Children’s Theatre Drama School and has served as an artist-in-residence with Book-it All Over!, Seattle Repertory Theatre, and Queen Anne Elementary. Gillian holds a BS in Theatre from Northwestern University, but that hasn’t stopped her from skating as “Madeleine Str’angle” with PFM Roller Derby.

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