Jenny McConnell Frederick is a Washington, D.C. based Director, Producer and strong believer in impossible theatre. She's the Co-Artistic Director of Rorschach Theatre which she founded in the summer of 1999 with Randy Baker.
She has directed dozens of productions at Rorschach, including the Helen Hayes nominated Voices Underwater and God of Vengeance and at various other theatres in the D.C. area.
She has served as a mentor director for the Kennedy Center's American College Theatre Festival and as Artistic Director of DC’s Source Festival for over a decade, overseeing the selection, development, and production of more than 200 works for the stage.
Currently she is part of an 8-member team building Rorschach's ground-breaking Distance Frequencies, an immersive experience that sends participants to seven locations around Washington, D.C. to explore chapters in an unfolding story about the city’s history--real and imagined. The project will culminate in a live show in July 2021.