Mark Jensen is a playwright and author. His plays include Independency, Atomic Summer, Runestone, The Benevolent Women’s Craft Society, and On-Line/Off-Line. He has received several awards and grants, including a 2008 Sloan Foundation Grant from the Ensemble Studio Theatre in New York. He wrote a short film, Zombie Chick, which was screened during the 2011 Vegas Independent Film Festival.
Mark is a Core Alumnus of the Playwrights’ Center of Minneapolis, Mark holds a MFA in Playwriting from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas and a BA in Theatre and English Writing from Concordia College, Moorhead, MN. He lives in Minneapolis with his wife and family.
Steppingstone Theatre for Youth has commissioned five plays; Tom Sawyer was produced in 2012. He is the co-author of Scripting Our Lives: Oral History Theatre. A history book about Control Data Corporation, HR Pioneers, was published by North Star Press in 2013. Most recently he received a Lake Region Arts Council grant to develop Hoffman: Journey Through Time, a history play which will be produced in the summer of 2016.
Visit Mark's website: www.markjensenwriter.com