An ensemble member since 2012, Jeri's work with Irish Theatre Of Chicago includes serving as the Literary Manager and Associate Artistic for several years and directing the mainstage production IN A LITTLE WORLD OF OUR OWN (Midwest Premiere), and several THREE PINTS SERIES staged reading presentations. Other local directing credits include projects with Three Cat Productions, Whiskey Rebellion, Artemisia, and Trellis, as well as a Southern Illinois touring production of MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING for Stone Soup Shakespeare. She currently fosters artists in Chicago as the Program Director of literary, movement, and visual arts at a local chicago nonprofit. As a writer and freelance editor, Jeri's writing has been published in print and online. She is pursuing her M.F.A. in Writing through Antioch University in Los Angeles, and has the 40hour Sexual Assault Crisis Intervention certification.