Jen Ellison

Artistic Associate since 2016

JEN ELLISON is a writer, performer, and director. Most recently she had the pleasure of performing with the Neo-Futurists in A Story Told in Seven Fights and will direct the upcoming remount of Tangles & Plaques. As a director at Second City, she oversaw two national touring companies, developed multiple shows for their Outreach andDiversity program, and directed Apes of Wrath for the ETC stage. Recent directing credits include: Nick & Gabe: American Champions (Up Comedy Club), Saturn Returns and Tangles & Plaques (The Neo-Futurists), and Diary of a Worm, a Spider and A Fly (Emerald City Theatre). Jen teaches at DePaul, Second City, and Columbia College. Follow on Instagram at @drunkjcrewuguys.


Jen as a random anarchist in “A Story Told In Seven Fights” (2018)

Neo-Futurist shows that Jen has contributed to: The Obama Portrait Contest, It Came from the Neo-Futurarium, The Sovereign Statement, RedLetter, The Arrow, Saturn Returns, Tangles and Plaques, A Story Told in Seven Fights.