Discipline: Theatre – playwriting

John Jahnke

Discipline: Theatre – playwriting
Region: New York, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 2007, 2009

John Jahnke is a New York based artist, playwright, and director of theatre and film. He is the artistic director of Hotel Savant, a performance company based in New York City. He has developed and presented work at BAM Next Wave, Performance Space 122, The Watermill Center, MacDowell, The Park Avenue Armory, The Lower Manhattan Cultural Council, The Orchard Project, Abrons Art Center, The Hermitage Artist Retreat, The Public Theater, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, and 3LD Art and Technology Center. Upcoming work includes his theater installation Opiate d’Amour, which will premiere at MASS MoCA in the summer of 2020.


Monday Music

John Jahnke worked in the Monday Music studio.

Given to the residency by the Monday Music Club of Orange, New Jersey, Monday Music Studio is sited next to an enormous boulder deposited by glaciers thousands of years ago. A small dormer once pierced the east slope of the roof, but after damage suffered in the 1938 hurricane, the roof was rebuilt without the dormer. The…

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