Jen Ellison


Jen Ellison has been performing, writing and directing in Chicago for nearly 20 years. As a resident director at the Second City, Jen has overseen three national touring companies, developed multiple shows for their Outreach and Diversity program, and directed Apes of Wrath for the ETC stage. Other directing credits include Collaboraction, Trap Door Theatre, the Nick & Gabe shows for the Up Comedy Club and most recently Tangles and Plaques for the The Neo-Futurists (where she is an artistic associate). Jen is a workshop designer for the Second Science Project, an instructor at DePaul University, and a member of the Comedy Writing and Performance faculty at Columbia College Chicago. Follow on Instagram and Twitter: @jenjen1138 and @drunkjcrewuguys.