Jennifer Fawcett is the winner of the 2008 National Science Playwriting Award from the Kennedy Center, and a 2010 Creation Fund Award from the National Performance Network. Her work has been produced in the US and Canada, at the Adirondack Theatre Festival (Glens Falls, NY), Halcyon Theatre's Alcyone Festival (Chicago), SummerWorks Theatre Festival (Toronto), Riverside Theatre (Iowa City), Available Light Theatre (Columbus), Theatre Masters (Aspen/New York), the Hatchery Festival (Washington, DC), Mutton Busting Performance/Art Festival (Calgary, AB), the Blyth Festival (Blyth, ON), the Rhubarb! Festival (Toronto) and the Waterfront Theatre (Vancouver).
Her plays have been developed and presented at the Kennedy Center, the Lark Playwrights’ Week (NYC), Cultural Conversations (Penn State), The New Bridges Fest (Theater Masters, Aspen; Palm Beach Dramaworks), the NNPN National Showcase of New Plays (Orlando), University of Kansas (American College Theatre Festival), Central Square Theatre (Boston), The Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard (Boston), Curious Theatre Company (Denver), Portland Stage Company (Portland, ME), and Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey.
Jennifer was the National New Play Network Emerging Playwright-in-Residence at Curious Theatre Company for the 2008/09 Season. Originally from Canada, she is a graduate of the Iowa Playwrights’ Workshop and a founding member of Working Group Theatre.