Faculty & Staff

Jennifer Stauffer
Director of Production
Head of Technical Direction
Degrees & Accomplishments
BA in Dramatic Arts

Jenn began her theatre career working for the local community theatre in her hometown. She studied theatre at Macalester College in St. Paul, MN. Since graduating she has worked around the country for Opera Companies, Festivals and Regional Theatres, highlights include: Spoleto Festival, USA, Virginia Opera, Opera Carolina, The Alley Theatre and La Jolla Playhouse. Starting out as an Electrics Intern, then moving up through the ranks to Lighting Supervisor, Assistant Technical Director and Technical Director before settling in on Production Management as a career. Jenn has spent that last 20 years working in San Diego: Assistant Production Manager at La Jolla Playhouse, Production Manager San Diego REP and UC San Diego’s Department of Music, prior to arriving at Mason Gross Theater Department she had been the Production Manager for The Cygnet Theatre.