Empathy Advocate and Theatrical Activist
in Baton Rouge
Jenny Ballard is the Managing Artistic Director of Theatre Baton Rouge. She received her B.A. in English and Theatre from the University of TN, and her M.F.A. in Theatre Performance from LSU. She has been acting and directing professionally for 16 years. Recent directing credits include Theatre Baton Rouge’s Peter and the Starcatcher, The Little Mermaid, Spamalot, The Miracle Worker, and Spring Awakening. Regional acting credits include Swine Palace’s SPILL, All the King’s Men (Sadie), The Taming of the Shrew (Kate), August: Osage County (Karen), King Lear (Regan), and the TN Stage Company’s Much Ado About Nothing (Beatrice), Twelfth Night (Viola), and Hamlet (Hamlet). Film and Television credits include American Horror Story: Coven, NCIS: New Orleans, Keanu, and Jack Reacher: Never Go Back.
Theatre Can Change The World
BY JENNY BALLARD
@ VOL 6
ON OCT 27, 2017
Jenny Ballard believes the Arts are our best chance of changing our world for the better, and theatre is her art of choice. This presentation will examine theatre's positive effects on society, and its ability to change our society for the better, even if it's just one audience member or artist at a time.