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Jessie Field

Jessie Field

Biography

Jessie Field is an NYC playwright and director. Past musical collaborations with her brother, composer Jared Field, include Rachel (2018 JDT Lab Selection, WINNER Outstanding Musical - 2015 Fresh Fruit Festival, 2013 Harold and Mimi Sternberg Prize for Best Original Play) La Maupin (WINNER 2018 International MUT Competition, WINNER Audience Favorite - 2017 Fresh Fruit Festival) and Harold! The Musical (Grant Recipient in the 2009 Leonard Bernstein Festival of the Arts). Jessie has also written TYA straight play To The West, which was recently a finalist in the Growing Stage’s New Play Reading Festival and was presented as the school play at Randolph High School this year. Jessie served as 2015-'16 Directing Apprentice at Capital Stage in Sacramento, California, and has directed numerous plays in the Boston and New York areas. Some favorite directing credits include Sweeney Todd, Subculture, and Proof. She works for Roundabout Theatre Company as an usher and is currently earning her MFA as a member of Cycle 29 at NYU TISCH’s Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program. She is also an accomplished trombone and euphonium player.

Professional Experience

  • Off Broadway
  • Regional
  • Concerts/Cabaret

Regions

  • NYC/Tri-State Area

Hireable as

  • Theatrical Lyricist
  • Bookwriter/Librettist
  • Pit Musician (Other)

Instruments

  • Trombone

Software

  • Finale

Pronouns

  • She/Her