Amber McGinnis Jackson is a DC-based director, writer, and choreographer who originally hails from the magical land of North Carolina.
Some of her favorite DC directing credits include Equus (Constellation Theatre Co.), World Builders (Forum Theatre), The Oregon Trail (part of the Women’s Voices Theatre Festival), Lobster Alice (Flying V Theatre), The Last Burlesque (Pinky Swear Productions), Orlando (WSC Avant Bard), Uses of Enchantment (Source Festival), as well as collaborations with The Folger Theatre, The Kennedy Center, Rorschach Theatre, Keegan Theatre, 1st Stage, Young Playwrights Theatre, No Rules Theatre Co., and The Inkwell, where she has directed dozens of workshop readings of new plays.
Amber has a second life in film, working as a full time writer and director for WILL Interactive. In her six years with the company she has developed over two-dozen interactive films, live theatre presentations, and graphic novels for organizations such as the US Army, the Department of Health and Human Services, and the US Department of Agriculture. In addition to several self-produced films, she was also a producer for the Emmy Award-winning Kennedy Center Honors Film office. Follow Amber’s work here.
Amber's thesis project was Eurydice by Sarah Ruhl.