Jason Jenn

b. 1974, Iowa City, Iowa

Education & Other Arts Training

University of Iowa, Bachelor of Arts 1998

(double major Film & Media Production & Theatre Arts)

Training in Hollywood Art Departments 1999-2001

Training in Performance Art by Rachel Rosenthal 2002-2009

Performances & Gallery Exhibitions 

(*=performer, †,=director,  ‡=producer)

2017 Four poems by Harold Norse,  Planet Queer: 5th Anniversary @ Akbar, Silver Lake, *†

2017 Do You: Migration of the Monarchs by Yozmit, Ruby Theatre @ The Complex, 2017 Hollywood Fringe Festival 

2017 Stuart Timmons’ City of West Hollywood LGBTQ History Tour @ One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival “Go West!”, West Hollywood *†‡

2017 Carnival in a Mobile World, Planet Queer: Lilith Faire @ Akbar, Silver Lake, *†

2017 California Will Sink(adelic), GAY D.D. @ Art Share LA, Downtown Los Angeles, *†

2017 Cockamamie by April Hava Shenkman, The Steve Allen Theater, Los Angeles 

2017 I Painted My Fingernails a Rainbow…, Planet Queer: Resist! @ Akbar, Silver Lake, *†

2017 Coffeehouse Chronicles #140: Robert Patrick panel,  La MaMa Etc, First Floor Theatre, NYC *

2016 The Beat Museum presents: Harold Norse Centennial, Beyond Baroque, Venice Beach *†

2016 Selection of Harold Norse Poems II, Planet Queer @ Akbar, Silver Lake *†

2016 The Beat Museum presents: Harold Norse Centennial, The Beat Museum, San Francisco *†

2016 The Beat Museum presents: Harold Norse Centennial, The Mechanic’s Institute, San Francisco *†

2016 Selection of Harold Norse Poems I, Planet Queer @ Akbar, Silver Lake *†

2016 Stuart Timmons’ City of West Hollywood LGBTQ History Tour @ One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival “Into The Streets”, West Hollywood *†‡

2016 All Good Things, Spirit Studio, Silver Lake*†‡

2015 Robert Patrick Playwright’s New Songs For Old Movies, Producer/Director, Spirit Studio, Silver Lake †‡

2015 Recognition = Life, Part One: Paul Monette, One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival “WeHo@30”, Fiesta Hall, West Hollywood*†‡

2015 Stuart Timmons’ City of West Hollywood LGBTQ History Mobile Tour @ One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival “WeHo@30″, West Hollywood *†‡

2015 Wearing My Heart On My Sleeve, Planet Queer @ Akbar, Silver Lake *†

2015 Robert Patrick’s BOB CAPELLA! Songs of Love & Laughter, Spirit Studio, Silver Lake †‡

2014 40RTE!, Spirit Studio, Silver Lake *†‡

2014 HOMO-HARVEST: Gayratitude, Spirit Studio, Silver Lake *†‡

2014 Alien/Out & Vulnerable, Planet Queer @ Akbar, Silver Lake *†

2014 The Spirit of Cruising @ The Adonis Project, Human Resources Art Gallery, Los Angeles *†

2014 Ecstasy for Everyone, San Francisco Art Institute, San Francisco *†

2014 Behold The Bridegrooms Revisited, One City One Pride LGBTQ Arts Festival “I Do”, Fiesta Hall, West Hollywood *†‡

2014 Ecstasy for Everyone, The Anthology Film Archives, New York *†

2014 Ecstasy for Everyone, Spirit Studio, Silver Lake*†‡

2014 Big Joy After Film Performance Teaser Ecstasy for Everyone, Palm Springs International Film Festival, Palm Springs *†

2013 HOMO-HARVEST, Spirit Studio, Silver Lake *†‡

2013 Robert Patrick Playwright’s What Doesn’t Kill Me Makes A Great Story Later, Spirit Studio, Silver Lake †‡

2013 Clean Square, Out The Window (Short Videos on LA Metro Buses), Los Angeles *†‡

2013 Songs & Stories 2 Fools Between Worlds, Montgomery Hall, Iowa City *†‡

2013 FAETOPIA Festival: Hymns to Hermes and Songs & Stories For Our Days, San Francisco *†

2013 INSTALL: WeHo / The Lavender Effect’s Legacy Garden, West Hollywood †‡

2013 Flourish, The California Men’s Gathering, Malibu *†‡

2013 GAY MAY DAYS, Spirit Studio, Silver Lake *†‡

2013 OUTWRITE! A Celebration of Los Angeles LGBT Literary Pioneers (Tribute to Malcolm Boyd), West Hollywood City Council Chamber, West Hollywood *

2013 Close Encounters of the Earthworm Kind, Planet Queer at Akbar, Silver Lake *†

2013 Songs & Stories For Our Days – Trickster Troubadour Variation, Spirit Studio, Silver Lake *†‡

2013 Ode to the Divine Fool, Theatre of Note, Hollywood *†

2012 The Happy Happy ReBegin Day Celebration, Spirit Studio, Silver Lake *†‡

2012 The Queen of the Weeds, Planet Queer at Akbar, Silver Lake *†

2012 Songs & Stories For Our Days – Troubadour Tour, Various Venues, New York, Iowa, Denver, Santa Fe, San Francisco *†‡

2012 Cocteau & Colette at the Grand Véfour, West Hollywood Public Meeting Room & Council Chamber, West Hollywood *†

2012 Ian MacKinnon’s Gay Activist Workout, The California Men’s Gathering, Malibu *

2012 Songs & Stories For Our Days – For Hollywood Arts Council, Harvey’s Art Gallery & Showroom, West Hollywood *†

2012 Repurposed Group Show, Harvey’s Art Gallery & Showroom, West Hollywood 

2012 It’s A Dog Eat Dog World, The Elephant Theatre, Hollywood *†

2012 Wig Out! Get Your Monkees On, The Three of Clubs, Hollywood *

2012 Pollinating with the Flowering Prince, Queer Monday’s East at Akbar, Silver Lake *†

2012 Songs & Stories For Our Days, Spirit Studio, Silver Lake *†‡

2011 The 4 F’s, Queer Mondays @ Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica *†

2011 Ian MacKinnon’s Nymphomancer Witches, Cool World, Los Angeles *

2011 I’m Not White Trash (A Cleansing Ritual), Queer Mondays at Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica *†

2011 Cavafy’s Caress, The Affinity Gallery (a Phantom Gallery), Long Beach *†‡

2011 The Spirit of Clean & Dirty: A Cinderella Story, Queer Mondays at Highways Performance Space *†

2010 Encore L’Amour, Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica *

2010 Divine Fools, The Happy Happy Show at El Cid, Los Angeles *†

2010 Love & P’s, The Pollination Pavilion, Los Angeles *†‡

2009 Vive La France, The Getty Center Museum, Los Angeles *

2009 Phenomenal World, The Pollination Pavilion, Los Angeles *†‡

2009 Confessional, Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica *†

2009 Amuse Bouche (TOHUBOHU!), The Rachel Rosenthal Company, Los Angeles *

2009 Men For All Ages, The Legacy Garden Installation & Community Gathering Performances, The California Men’s Gathering, Malibu *†‡

2009 Clean Square, Performance Ritual near MacArthur Park, Los Angeles *†‡

2008 Expanding Circles, The California Men’s Gathering, Malibu *†‡

2008 Dancing For Life, Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica *†

2007 Alchemy Between Men, The Invisible Theater, Sierra Madre *†

2006 Rachel Rosenthal & Fauve Conspiracy’s Arboretum, Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica *†

2006 Dreams & Desires, The Invisible Theater, Sierra Madre *†

2006 Rachel Rosenthal & Fauve Conspiracy’s Metamorfauves, The Rachel Rosenthal Company, Los Angeles *†

2006 Planetary Delights, Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica *†‡

2005 The Hero’s Journey, The Invisible Theater, Sierra Madre *†

2005 Forbidden Snow, Highways Performance Space, Santa Monica 

2005 The Myth of Snowflakes, The Rachel Rosenthal Company, Los Angeles  *†