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Jen Lewis (she/her/hers) works to connect and challenge our world with honest, playful theatre. All of her work is antiracist, antipatriarchal, and antihierarchical in an urgent imperative to create a more just society. A freelance actor, director, teacher, coach, voice-over artist, and mom, she is currently Interim Executive Director of StageSource, the alliance of New England theater artists and organizations, and teaches Theatre Pedagogy at Dean College and Acting at Bunker Hill Community College. She teaches all ages at Wheelock Family Theatre and has directed productions for Merrimack College, Beaver Country Day Upper School, Newton North and South High Schools, and the Winsor School, among others. Theatrical acting work includes Boston Playwrights' Theatre, Lyric Stage Company, Wheelock Family Theatre, Stickball Productions, and it's a fiasco, as well as producing and starring in "As You Like It" as Merely Players. She earned an MFA in Applied Theatre as part of the inaugural year at Emerson College, an MA in Theatre Education/Theatre and Community from Emerson College, and a BFA in Acting from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts. She has experienced Shakespeare and Company's Month-long Intensive twice, as both a participant and teacher-trainee. She is a proud member of Actors' Equity Association, SAG-AFTRA, and the Massachusetts Association of Teachers.