A proud native of the Second City, producer Jenny Lawton joined Studio 360 in 2007. Since then, she's produced the show's American Icons specials on the Disney parks and I Love Lucy, lots of stories in the Aha Moments series, and a portrait of the Japanese tea ceremony from Kyoto. She also serves as the managing editor of studio360.org and coordinates the show's internship program. Jenny started recording interviews as a Watson Fellow in India and Spain, researching the origins of flamenco dance. She cut her teeth in journalism at Chicago Public Radio, where she filed stories on culture, politics, technology, and the environment for WBEZ as well as NPR's Morning Edition and PRI's The World, among other programs. Jenny was awarded a USC-Annenberg/NEA Arts Journalism Fellowship, and lectures about radio and sound design at NYU and her alma mater, Kenyon College.
National Theater of the Avant-Garde
An Award-Winning Troupe Takes on Moliere
Monday, March 03, 2008
New York, NY –
Did you know the United States of America has a National Theater? Right here in New York City? It’s not what you’d expect. The National Theater of the United States of America is an Obie award-winning avant-garde theater troupe. Its 7 young artists are known for transforming unconventional spaces – like storefronts or basements – into immersive, theatrical experiences. And they're constantly reinventing themselves.