Meet the Program Director
Assistant Professor Gigi Jennewein has taught and directed productions at DePauw University for 25 years. She also maintains a career in the Indianapolis theatre market teaching at Indianapolis Repertory Theatre and acting and directing at the Phoenix Theatre. Her résumé also includes Theatre Founder (Dionysus & Co, Sewanee, TN), Theatre Program Director at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology, Instructor at Indiana State University, Chair of the Theatre Department at the Patel Conservatory/Tampa Bay Performing Arts Center, as well as, Coordinator of Arts Publicity & Marketing and Associate Director of Community Service and Outreach at DePauw. Jennewein’s interests have always included doing theatre for community enhancement. Most recently she directed The Duchess of Stringtown - a play written by two incarcerated women at the Indiana Women’s Prison - both inside the prison with inmates and outside the prison with professional actors.