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I closed Violet's Attic with Cafe Nordo in November. It was a wild ride! I hope you were able to be there for it.
I'm in prep time to direct a reading with Seattle Playwrights Salon in March.
The cast of American Junkie was nominated for an Outstanding Ensemble Gregory award. Quite an honor.
Working as a teaching artist is already dominating my spring, and I'm loving it!
Drama in the Hood on Twelfth Night
Avellone turns in a stand-out performance as the saucy wench that devises tortures for the effete Malvolio (George Mount) and wins Toby's love in recompense.
The Seattle Times on Every Five Minutes
...Jesica Avellone as Mo's loving wife Sara oscillates between tender concern and censoriousness about Mo's erratic behavior.
Seattle Weekly on Pride and Prejudice
Jesica Avellone and Kate Sumpter become the Charlotte Lucas and Miss Bingley to beat, casting themselves in my brain movie each time I pick up the novel from now on.
Drama in the Hood on Macbeth
As the guilty couple, Daniel Wood as Macbeth and Jesica Avellone as Lady Macbeth were two powerful actors, whose scenes together were full of passion, moral struggle and sexual politics. Both handled their monologues with intensity and nuance.