Jennifer Estlin

Jennifer is Executive Producer of The Annoyance and has been involved in theatre and production since 1986 as both an actress and producer. Following her graduation from Northwestern University’s School of Speech in 1987, she traveled to Edinburgh Scotland with the production of Alice! that would eventually be the LookingGlass Theatre Ensemble’s premiere piece. Afterward, she spent three months traveling all over Europe until deciding to settle for awhile in Paris, where she earned her living singing on the Parisian Metro for close to a year.
Upon returning to Chicago, Jennifer spent several years working in many of Chicago’s theatres including The Annoyance, Northlight, and The Body Politic. She toured for two years with Second City’s National Touring company and was a company member on a Second City resident stage prior to moving to New York in 1994. There, she continued her career by working in regional theatres around the country, Off-Broadway theatre, film, and television. She has appeared as recurring character Cathy Briscoe on NBC’s Law and Order, Late Night with Conan O’Brien, Exit 57, Volcano, Loving, As the World Turns, and in several regional and national commercials. She played a lead role in director Jennifer Reeder’s award winning short film “A Million Miles Away”, as well as the same director’s short “Blood Below the Skin”.

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