Jessica Bedford is a Philadelphia based theatre-maker and professor. As a playwright, her works have been produced with Passage Theatre, 1812 Productions, Recognize Theatre, Act II Playhouse, Tiny Dynamite, Villanova University Theatre, and Juniper Productions. Jessica has taught at Villanova University, Temple University, DeSales University and University of the Arts. She was a finalist for the 2018 F Otto Haas Emerging Artist Award from Theatre Philadelphia and a 2012 finalist for NY Stage & Film’s Founder Award. She recently completed an MFA in Stage & Screen Writing at Queens University of Charlotte, where she served as Stage & Screen Editor for QU Literary Magazine. She teaches at DeSales University.