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Lindsay A.


Lindsay A. Jenkins (L.J.) is a dramaturg and cultural consultant based in Los Angeles by way of Dallas, TX. Her area of specialty is Black Performance Heritage, connecting past performances to contemporary experiences. L.J. loves supporting the development of new work, most recently in residence at the Ojai Playwrights Conference. Other dramaturgical work includes The First Deep Breath at Geffen Playhouse, Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992 at the Mark Taper Forum and Lines in the Dust produced by Collaborative Artist Bloc. She considers herself an Afrocentric dramaturg, rooted in ritual and employing embodied practices in her approach to research and development. L.J began her career as a middle school teacher and is currently on the faculty at Pomona College. She is the Founder of Maroon Arts and Culture, an arts organization dedicated to illuminating the richness of Black experiences through innovative theatre and performance.

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