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GENEVIEVE JESSEE is an actor and playwright based in the San Francisco Bay Area. She received a B.A. degree in Theatre Arts from Dillard University of New Orleans, and an M.F.A. in Playwriting from Boston University. Her work has been staged at PlayGround’s Center for New Works, The Source Festival, Solo Sundays, Atlanta Black Theatre Festival, San Francisco Fringe Festival, EXIT theatre and Those Women Productions. She is the recipient of commissions from PlayGround, where she is a resident playwright, and Planet Earth Arts.  Her awards include the June Anne Baker Prize, Best of the San Francisco Fringe (2012), and Emerging Playwright Award (PlayGround).