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Jessie Austrian Biography

 
Bio:
JESSIE AUSTRIAN (Baker’s Wife) is a co-artistic director and founder of Fiasco Theater, and is thrilled to be returning to Fiasco’s Into the Woods with this incredible team. She recently co-directed Fiasco’s production of The Two Gentlemen of Verona at the Folger Theatre in ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
JESSIE AUSTRIAN (Baker’s Wife) is a co-artistic director and founder of Fiasco Theater, and is thrilled to be returning to Fiasco’s Into the Woods with this incredible team. She recently co-directed Fiasco’s production of The Two Gentlemen of Verona at the Folger Theatre in ... (read complete bio)

JESSIE AUSTRIAN (Baker’s Wife) is a co-artistic director and founder of Fiasco Theater, and is thrilled to be returning to Fiasco’s Into the Woods with this incredible team. She recently co-directed Fiasco’s production of The Two Gentlemen of Verona at the Folger Theatre in Washington, D.C. Broadway: The Importance of Being Earnest, Lend Me a Tenor. Off-Broadway: Fiasco’s Measure for Measure (The New Victory Theatre), Fiasco’s Cymbeline (Theatre For a New Audience and Barrow Street), The Marriage of Bette and Boo (Roundabout). Regional credits include Into the Woods, McCarter Theatre Center and Old Globe; The Two Gentlemen of Verona, Folger Theatre; Jane Eyre, The Guthrie; The Mystery of Edwin Drood, Trinity Repertory Company; My Fair Lady, Actors Theatre of Louisville and Virginia Stage Company; Cabaret & Main, Williamstown. TV: “Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt,” “Made in Jersey.” Adjunct faculty at New York University Gallatin School. Proud graduate of Brown University and the Brown-Trinity MFA Acting Program. Proud wife to a Very Nice Prince named Noah Brody.

Jessie Austrian Awards and Nominations

(winners are in red)

 
Helen Hayes Awards - 2015 - Outstanding Director of a Play, HAYES Production
Jessie AustrianThe Two Gentlemen of Verona