David Jacobi

    David Jacobi
    Widower (PlayPenn, 2015)

    David Jacobi’s plays have been performed throughout the U.S. and in China, including the Peter Jay Sharp Theater, FringeNYC, Penghao Theatre, and 798 Dashanzi Art District. His work has been developed at Portland Center Stage’s JAW Festival (Mai Dang Lao,) Cutting Ball Theater’s Risk Is This (Ex Machina,) Great Plains Theatre Conference Mainstage (Mai Dang Lao,) WordBRIDGE, Kennedy Center MFA Playwright’s Workshop, and PlayPenn (Widower). He is a winner of the Holland New Voices Award, Kennedy Center Theatre for Young Audiences Award, and has been nominated for the Weissburger Award. He received a BFA in Dramatic Writing from Purchase College and an MFA from UC San Diego. David is currently a resident playwright at Pig Iron Theatre Company through the Shank Fellowship. David has also joined PlayPenn as a teaching artist and member of The Foundry.