"Director Jessica Hansen...combines a perfect pitch ear for the Bard’s underlying intention and translates everything with a modern sensitivity. Perhaps the special ability comes from years of experience with radio drama, reducing everything into words and sounds across the airwaves. However she’s acquired it, it works." - DC Theatre Scene
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additional directing credits
A MIDSUMMER NIGHT'S DREAM, William Shakespeare, for American University
THE VAGINA MONOLOGUES, Eve Ensler, for University of Maryland
CLOSER THAN EVER, Richard Maltby, Jr, for Limelight Theatre (Asst. Director)
SCENES FROM AN EXECUTION, Howard Barker, for Brandeis University (Asst. Director)
ROMEO AND JULIET, William Shakespeare, for Encore Stage & Studio
" Jessica Hansen...sets just the right tone from the beginning."
- Washington City Paper
"Jessica Hansen...gives a performance that is both convincing and courageous."
-DC Theatre Scene
Jessica's demo reel
HONORS AND AWARDS:
Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Production of Theater for Young Audiences, 2010
The Fisherman and the Golden Fish, Synetic Family Theater
CINE Special Jury Award, 2009
Drop by Drop, Coastal Technologies