Nell Bang-Jensen

(She/her) People’s Light debut. Nell Bang-Jensen has been directing and creating theater in Philadelphia for the past ten years. Theatre Includes: Nell has created five original works, in addition to producing and directing for Philadelphia’s major theater institutions including FringeArts, Theatre Horizon, Philadelphia Theatre Company, the Wilma, Pig Iron, and the Painted Bride. She is in her fifth season as Artistic Director of Theatre Horizon in Norristown, PA. Nell is the recipient of a 2019 Map Fund grant, a Next Stage Director’s Fellowship from the Drama League (2019), and a Thomas J. Watson Fellowship (2011). In 2016, Nell was a participant in Theatre Communication Group’s Leadership U program, a national fellowship given to eight individuals who TCG believes are the core and future of theater. Recent directing includes Empathitrax (Philadelphia Theatre Company), Town (Theatre Horizon), and The Wolves (Philadelphia Theatre Company).