Theatre Director

Jesse roth headshotJesse Roth is a Chicago-based theatre director, writer, and producer. Her recent directing projects include Cam Baby (Chimera Ensemble), Deer and the Lovers, World Builders (First Floor Theater), and The Terrible (The New Colony). She regularly assistant directs at The House Theatre of Chicago (Diamond Dogs, The Hammer Trinity, The Last Defender, Death and Harry Houdini). As a playwright, she is currently developing Little Girl, Don’t Fall with composer Matthew Muñiz (The House Theatre) and Liveaboard (First Floor Theatre). She is a company member and the Literary Manager at First Floor Theater and the Artistic Associate at The House Theatre of Chicago. She is a graduate of the University of Chicago’s Theatre and Performance Studies program.