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Jena Rashid is a Pakistani, female-identifying playwright who is currently based in Orlando, FL. She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a BA in Theatre Studies and a minor in music in 2021. Unlike most, she didn’t realize that she wanted to be a theatre practitioner until almost high school and hasn’t been able to shake the bug since. Her one acts and 10-minute plays have been developed by student developmental organizations since 2018.
She graduated from the University of Central Florida with a BA in Theater Studies and a minor in music in 2021. Her career, so far, has consisted of working as a stage manager, director, playwright, actor and other roles through her schooling. Her favorite performance credits include Jessica Jewels in The Butler Did It! for the Orlando Fringe and Understudying Rani in America in One Room at Florida Studio Theatre. In her final semester of college, she was an intern at the Orlando Shakes as a New Play Development intern and most recently she completed a year-long internship at Florida Studio Theatre as a Literary intern. Jena currently works with Jobsite Theater, Theatre West End and the Orlando Shakes in many different capacities. In addition, she still writes plays when she can, and her works can be found on the NewPlayExchange.org.