CINDY MARIE JENKINS
is a Storyteller based in Los Angeles. She trains Nonprofits and Self-Producers in Outreach and Social Media.
Currently Communications Director for 24th STreet Theatre, Social Marketing Consultant for Gracie & Rose at the 2013 Hollywood Fringe Festival, Social Media Consultant for ECCLA & Publicity for the new web series WRNG in Studio City and Roberto Amaral’s Incendio Flamenco. Cindy is facilitating a 6-month NEA Digital Collaborative through Theatre Bay Area & LA Stage Alliance and also serves on the Steering Committee of Directors Lab West. She was one of the arts advocates who created the #LAthtr hashtag in 2010 to unify the Los Angeles theatre
Works in progress include Story Consultant for The Palace of Knossos (3D previsualization of a dark ride set in the mythical Minotaur’s Labyrinth), the first novel in her upcoming series The Blue Dragon Scribe Shoppe. She’s revising a trans-media series called MYTHistories, including the performance pieces MYTHistories of the Son and Fatima Quest (both work-shopped at the Indy Convergence, where she is a Resident Artist). Her awareness piece Voices From Chornobyl has been presented in both the US and the UK to raise money and knowledge of the nuclear accident (inspired by Svetlana Alexievich‘s interviews). Voices From Chornobyl Jr. premiered and won Best of 2011 Fringe, while Dragon Compact premiered as part of Moving Arts’ The Car Plays LA, Radar LA International Festival. She’s performed as a Storyteller in the Hollywood Fringe Festival tent, Santa Monica Rep’s 2011 Brecht Gala and Electric Lodge’s max10 series.
Previous community art installations/interactions shown at the 1st Annual Atwater Art Walk, Summer Nights on the Boulevard, The Barnsdall Gallery, The Courtyard Gallery, the Silver Lake Jubilee (2010 & 2011) and the Children’s Festival of the Arts in Hollywood.