04-08 September 2019

Open Book Festival

04-08 September2019

Jenni-lee Crewe

Jenni-lee Crewe

Jenni-lee Crewe is lecturer in design at the Centre for Theatre, Dance, and Performance Studies at UCT. She was at Rhodes University for her undergraduate and honours studies and worked with the First Physical Theatre company, before obtaining her MFA in theatre design from Tulane University in New Orleans.

Crewe won a Naledi award for her stage design of Brer Rabbit at the Market Theatre in 2009, and participated in the first iteration of The Centre for the Less Good Idea, designing for Samuel Beckett’s Play, and Rough in 2017.

She is a founding member of Flying House, a collective of performing arts professionals dedicated to finding new ways of sustainability and community in the arts.