Jennifer Ruckman Literary Manager

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Artist Profile

Jennifer Ruckman is proud to be a Resident Artist at Chance Theater. As Literary Manager, she has assisted in the selection of the subscription seasons and the On the Radar (OTR) New Works Program seasons. Additionally, she helped create the Resident Playwright program and has been the OTR Producing Associate since 2014. Performances at the Chance include The Big Meal, Samsara, Maple and Vine (OC Weekly Best Of Award), Time Stands Still, Reborning (Back Stage Critic’s Pick), Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter (Ovation Recommended), Jesus Hates Me, Rabbit Hole (Back Stage Critic’s Pick) and Frozen. Additionally, she has performed at The Oval Theatre in London and in the remounting of Jesus Hates Me at South Coast Repertory. She is also thrilled to be a member of Sword Fights, Inc. in Los Angeles.

Productions at Chance Theater

Production Date Role
The Orange Garden October 2018 Producing Associate
Untitled New Work October 2018 Producing Associate
Untitled New Work July 2018 Producing Associate
Hymon & Parfunkel May 2018 Producing Associate
Bedlam February 2018 Producing Associate
Times Square Psychic: OTR Staged Reading October 2017 Producing Associate
Ted Malawer’s The Anatomy of Love: OTR LAB Workshop July 2017 Producing Associate
The Candidate (a farce-in-progress): OTR Reading May 2017 Producing Associate
How to Conquer America: A Mostly True History of Yogurt March 2017 Producing Associate
UNTITLED MUSIC PLAY by Lauren Yee: OTR Reading October 2016 Producing Associate
Rare Birds: OTR LAB Workshop August 2016 Producing Associate
Gaston: OTR Reading July 2016 Producing Associate
Alice and Frank: OTR LAB Workshop May 2016 Producing Associate
LA Vida: OTR Reading May 2016 Producing Associate
The Big Meal April 2016 Woman 2
Scientific Method: OTR Reading March 2016 Producing Associate
The Eight: Reindeer Monologues (2015) December 2015 Dancer
Muckrakers: On The Radar Series October 2015 Producing Associate/ Literary Manager
Untitled Chinese Play: On The Radar Series July 2015 Producing Associate/ Literary Manager
Mary Marie, a new musical: On The Radar May 2015 Literary Manager/ Producing Associate
Samsara April 2015 Katie
The Eight: Reindeer Monologues (2014) December 2014 Dancer
A Celtic Holiday with Craic in the Stone December 2014 Book
On The Radar: Important Hats of the Twentieth Century October 2014 Producing Assoc.
Maple and Vine September 2014 Katha
On The Radar: After All The Terrible Things I Do July 2014 Producing Associate/Literary Manager
On The Radar: Loch Ness May 2014 Producing Assoc.
On The Radar: Verite March 2014 Liz Darum
Time Stands Still September 2013 Sarah
Up September 2012 Helen Understudy
Reborning April 2012 Kelly
Welcome Home, 
Jenny Sutter April 2010 Lou
The Seagull September 2009 Nina
Jesus Hates Me January 2009 Lizzy