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Jennifer Ezell

Jennifer Ezell

Jennifer Ezell,
Visiting Professor of Applied Theatre
Theatre Performance
School of Theatre

Biography

Jennifer Ezell is excited to join Oklahoma City University’s School of Theatre! Jennifer joins the faculty while completing her PhD in Interdisciplinary Fine Art, with an emphasis in Theatre, at Texas Tech University. Her scholarly work often explores the contributions of women and people of color in theatre history and practice.

Jennifer has a passion for community engaged and community led theatre, specifically working with collegiate campus recovery communities to raise awareness about substance abuse, addiction, and recovery on college campuses. She is co-founder of Plays about Recovery (2020), a partnership between theatre artists and recovery communities in Lubbock, Texas. Jennifer also received the 2018 A2RU Student Challenge Grant, for her team’s work on using Theatre-based activities to facilitate effective and efficient Interdisciplinary and Trans-disciplinary communication for new project development.

Jennifer is a member of Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas and served as dramaturg for Randall Rapstine’s site-specific, devised project Canterville and the world premiere of LyaNisha Gonzalez’s Black Girl, Interrupted. She is also a member of the Dramatist Guild and completed the Meisner Acting Teacher Certificate program with the True Acting Institute.

Contact Information

GS S259
Gold Star Building
Oklahoma City, OK 73106