Playwrights Theatre Centre


Jenn Griffin

Originally from Alberta, Jenn is grateful to live, work and play on the unceded territory of the Coast Salish peoples. As a playwright, Jenn was awarded the Sydney Risk award in 1999 for best emerging playwright with her first play Drinking with Persephone. She is a former Associate at Playwrights Theatre Centre where she created a multi-disciplinary play, The Long Call. In 2017, Jenn received an Arts Club Silver Commission for a new comedy entitled House and Home, which premiered at the Firehall Arts Centre in January 2020. As an actor, Jenn recently performed the role of Elizabeth Stockman in The Enemy at the Firehall Arts Centre, the role of “Vi,” in Western Gold’s production of Caryl Churchill’s Escaped Alone, and was part of the ensemble cast in Theatre Conspiracy’s Victim Impact at The Cultch. Jenn will be playing  Jenn has been honored with several Jessie Richardson Theatre awards and nominations for writing and performing. She has also worked regularly in film and television and was nominated for a Leo award as “Maeve,” in Marshall Axani’s feature, The Cannon. Jenn also provides comic commentary for modern dance at “BLOOM,” Mascall Dance.