Jens Rasmussen

Jens is a multi-disciplinary theatre-maker whose work centers on issues of social justice. His teaching is built on experiential learning practices. Time is not spent attempting to transfer instructor knowledge to the student through lectures or handouts. Instead, Jens creates exercises and environments that allow each student to uncover the unique knowledge that is already inside them, waiting to be released.

Jens Rasmussen is a Bechdel Project Co-Founder, award-winning actor, movement consultant, and director. He’s worked at theatres across the country, such as the Folger and Studio in DC, Milwaukee Rep, Cleveland Public, Clarence Brown, and KY, WI VA, NC Shakespeare Festivals. In New York City, he’s worked at 59E59, La MaMa, HERE, Working Theater, Women’s Project, New Georges, terraNOVA, Pan Asian Rep, New Dramatists, and others. He specializes in devised work such as American Dreams, which is currently building out a 2020 Election Tour. Learn more at

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