Courtney Kessler-Jeffrey is a playwright, dresser, and producer. As a writer, her plays have been produced by Taproot Theatre (I’ll Be Home for Christmas, Cyber Zoo: It’s Nothing Personal, and a new adaptation of O. Henry’s The Gift of the Magi), Theater Schmeater (Welcome to My Secret Lair), and San Juan Community Theatre (The Dressmaker, Dear Marie Johnston, The Diagnosis). Her latest play, The Department of Soul Reclamation, has been presented as a staged reading in 2017 and 2018.
As a producer, she created and ran the Seattle Play Series, a hyper-local playwriting festival, from 2013-2016 and produced Don’t Split the Party for Transparent Storytelling Theatre in 2018. Currently, she is the Lead Dresser at ACT Theatre and has dressed at the Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Seattle Children’s Theatre, Taproot Theatre Co, Seattle Shakespeare Co, Book-It Repertory, and more. She splits her time between Seattle and Friday Harbor, WA.