Individual residencies / Olot

JESSICA KAHKOSKA

From Sunday, 10 March 2024 to Sunday, 17 March 2024

JESSICA KAHKOSKA
Writer for Theatre and TV
New York (USA)

Bio

Jessica Kahkoska is a writer, producer, and researcher/dramaturg for theatre and TV. In TV, she has worked as an Associate Producer and Researcher for series and films at CNN, Discovery, and Discovery+. In theatre, her projects include Wild Fire (World Premiere: Denver Center for the Performing Arts), Today and Tomorrow (Northern Stage Company, upcoming World Premiere), Agent 355 (New York Stage and Film), The Death of Desert Rose (under commercial option), In Her Bones (Denver Center for the Performing Arts, upcoming World Premiere) Baba (with Elliah Heifetz, Iowa State University Guest-Artist-in-Residence), Wild Home: an American Odyssey (Notch Theatre Company, NEA ArtWorks Grant), and Nia (World Premiere: UNC Chapel Hill).

She is currently under commission by Broadway Licensing, the Alley Theatre, and Northern Stage Theatre. In Selected Awards: National Archives Foundation’s Cokie Roberts Women’s History Fellowship, Marion International Fellowship in the Performing Arts, Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellowship. BA: Northwestern

Project

Jessica Kahkoska is working on a project exploring the experiences of women at the Nuremberg Trials. She is using archival historical research to excavate the identities of the forgotten female employees and recreate their journeys through the Trials. She explores themes of gender, power, and human rights.

Notícies, articles i activitats

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