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Jenny Killick
Fall 2000

Jenny Killick first came to the theatrical world’s attention in 1985, when she was named Artistic Director of the celebrated Traverse Theatre Club in Edinburgh. Britain’s youngest artistic director, she was the first woman to hold the position at the Traverse. After her outstanding tenure at the traverse, Killick has directed at such celebrated theatres as the Bristol Old Vic, the Royal National Theatre Studio, the Haymarket Theatre, the Royal National Theatre, and the Oxford Playhouse.

Upon her Spring 1993 arrival at UC Davis, Ms. Killick was working at the BBC, directing, editing and producing new television plays. She has won many, many awards, including the Royal Television Society Award and the Best Drama Series award. In 1992 she was the executive producer for “First Communion Day,” which won the Denis Potter Award. Jenny is a graduate of London University.

During three residencies at the department as Granada Artist, Killick directed Careless Vows by Marivaux, 1993, Don Juan Comes Back from the War by von Horvath, 1989, and Ibsen’s Hedda Gabler in 2000.


 

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