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Jennifer Schmidt

Jennifer Schmidt is a dramaturg, theater scholar, and critic. 

Jennifer Schmidt is a dramaturg, theater scholar, and critic. In 2018, she received her Doctor of Fine Arts in Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism from Yale School of Drama. Her dissertation, “The Silent Sex Speaks: Female Solo Performance in American from 1890-2000,” traces the history of the one-woman show in America. Jennifer also performs as an actor, musician, and Gene Kelly in drag. She calls Minnesota home.

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Hope in the Shadows
Essay

Hope in the Shadows

Heidi Schreck’s What the Constitution Means to Me

29 November 2018

Jenifer Schmidt examines Heidi Schreck’s new solo play that speaks to women’s political, cultural, and social history in the United States.

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