Jenny Seidelman

Jenny Seidelman

Playwright and screenwriter in Chicago, Illinois

About Jenny

Jenny Seidelman is an award-winning playwright and screenwriter.

Her plays have been produced, developed, and received readings at Babes With Blades Theatre Company, Nylon Fusion Theatre Company, The Asylum Theatre, Ground UP Productions, Polarity Ensemble Theatre, Fury Theatre Company, 20% Theatre Company Chicago, Chicago One-Minute Play Festival (2013, 2014, 2015), Cold Basement Dramatics, American Theater Company, Horse Trade Theater Group, Women’s Theatre Alliance of Chicago, Stockyards Theatre Project, WNEP Theater, and her alma mater, Knox College, among others.

Jenny’s screenplays have placed in the Top 10% and been named Quarterfinalists for BlueCat Screenplay Competition, Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Contest and the Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting (Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences).

She lives in Chicago and is a recipient of grants from the Illinois Arts Council and the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs. Jenny is a member of The Dramatists Guild of America, Inc.

Name: Jenny Seidelman

Lives in: Chicago, Illinois

Occupation: Playwright and Screenwriter


  • Top 10%, 2015 BlueCat Screenplay Competition - Feature

  • Quarterfinalist, Final Draft Big Break Screenwriting Contest

  • Quarterfinalist, Academy Nicholl Fellowships in Screenwriting|

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  • Since: August 2013
  • Last online: > 2 weeks ago
  • Invites sent: 6

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