ASSOCIATE ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Years with Circle X: 13
Jen has served as the Literary Manager and Literary Director before becoming Associate Artistic Director in 2014.
Jen Kays is an actor, painter, producer, director and all around theatre artist living in Los Angeles. She is the Associate Artistic Director overseeing Literary and Production and has been a Circle X staff member since 2003. Her work with the company includes Literary Direction, Dramaturgy, Producing, Acting and Scenic Painting. Jen has performed in over 20 productions on the west coast, including work with Printers Devil Theatre in Seattle, and with Circle X Theatre Co. in Marley’s Ghost, Sperm, Bigger Man, Love/Sex or Sex/Love and Naked Before God. She was also the Assistant Director on The Sequence at The Theatre @ Boston Court and toured with the rock musical Angry Young Teenage Girl Gang from L.A. to the NY Musical Theatre Festival and the New York Fringe Festival. Her performance in The Bargain and The Butterfly with The Ghost Road Company toured from Los Angeles to Warsaw and was featured in the 2014 Studio SCR Series at South Coast Repertory Theatre. She has performed voiceover work ranging from Pharmaceutical to Red Hook beer.