Playwright
 

LATEST NEWS:

BREAK A LEG PRODUCTIONS - SEPTEMBER 17th, 2022 @ 2PM

"Grand Prize"

Manny wins a reality TV show, but forgets the “Grand Prize”.

Jasmine's short play, Grand Prize, has been selected as part of Break a Leg Productions' One Act Slam 2022. It will be performed on book at The Unity Center on Saturday, September 17th, 2022, @ 2pm in NYC. There is a cash prize for the best play of the lineup, so go HERE for more info and to support!

FRESH WORDS INTERNATIONAL LITERARY MAGAZINE -
AUGUST 2022 - Available Now (Online & Print)

"Birthday Week"

Nick tries to find the perfect way to celebrate the first day of Sarah's "Birthday Week".
 

Jasmine's one minute play will be featured in Fresh Words Magazine's One Minute Contemporary Play Anthology: Volume 1. Click the link to read or purchase a hard copy.

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VALDEZ THEATRE CONFERENCE - JUNE 10-19th, 2022

"On Any Given Day in America..."

Reconnecting with family IRL. Discovering your boyfriend’s secret photos. Baby Store induced overwhelm. Training for your first day. Wedding dress shopping. A pre-show prayer. Sharing girl time without the ‘rents… It can all change in an instant. And yet, nothing has changed…417.

Jasmine's full length play, On Any Given Day in America..., was selected and workshopped on June 14th as part of the prestigious Valdez Theatre Conference from June 11th-June 19th. For a limited time, you can see On Any Given Day in America... HERE.

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VALDEZ THEATRE CONFERENCE 2022 - FRINGE FESTIVAL

"Emotional Support Animals or

Call Me Josephine"


Your best animal friends are so done with your dating life they have to break the "animal code". And yes...Freddie is judging you.

Jasmine's short micro play was performed as part of the Valdez Fringe on June 13th as part of the Valdez Theatre Conference from June 11th-June 19th. 

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NEW AMBASSADORS THEATRE COMPANY
"Standing Up"

 

Another Tinder date no-show leads to an unexpected alliance in an empty restaurant.

Jasmine's short play was produced in March 2022 as part of the Heartbroke Festival with New Ambassadors Theatre Company.

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BREAK A LEG PRODUCTIONS

"Tree Hugger"

 

The unusual act of a stranger changes a grieving woman's view of what it means to connect.

Jasmine's short play is featured as part of the Hope Springs Eternal Festival with

Break a Leg Productions. You can watch it HERE

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THE PLAYGROUND EXPERIMENT

"On Any Given Day in America..."

 

Reconnecting with family IRL. Discovering your boyfriend’s secret photos. Baby Store induced overwhelm. Training for your first day. Wedding dress shopping. A pre-show prayer. Sharing girl time without the ‘rents… It can all change in an instant. And yet, nothing has changed…417.

Jasmine recently had a virtual reading of her first full length play in development as part of the First Reads Festival!

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JASMINE SPIESS: PLAYWRIGHT


JASMINE'S PROFILE ON NPX

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A member of the Dramatist's Guild of America, Jasmine was inspired by The Playground Experiment, a collective of playwrights, actors, and other theatre professionals, to try playwriting as part of the PGE play development process. She began her playwriting journey at ESPA/Primary Stages, where the inspiration for her first full length play was "born". Jasmine attended the MT + NYC Collective writing retreat in Gardiner, MT for further inpiration. 

 

Jasmine has many projects in development and has been honing her skills, continuing her studies at Primary Stages and with award-winning playwright, David Adam Gill.

Jasmine's monologue, "The Hypothesis" was performed at the Kraine Theater in NYC and is part of a published monologue anthology called "Faces of America". Her short play, "Tree Hugger", was produced by Break a Leg Productions as part of their Hope Springs Eternal Festival. Her short play, "Standing Up" was produced by New Ambassadors Theatre Company as part of the Heartbroke Festival at the HERE Arts Center in NYC. Jasmine's first full length play in development, "On Any Given Day in America..." was part of The Playground Experiment's First Reads Festival and has been workshopped for further development as part of the Valdez Theatre Conference in June 2022.

Jasmine regularly develops projects as part of her trusted partnership with The Playground Experiment, New Ambassadors Theater Company, and The Wine Box Players - All talented groups of actors and playwrights creating new works. Jasmine also serves as the Literary Manager for Break a Leg Productions.