Jean is a teaching artist for Lincoln Center Institute, working extensively in their local programs and in their international consultancies. She recently facilitated workshops in South Korea, Hong Kong, Australia, and Mexico. Jean teaches theatrical clown for The New School for Drama’s MFA program and The Barrow Group Theatre. Her workshop, Theatrical Clown and the Alexander Technique, was part of the Alexander Technique conference, Freedom to Act in 2012 and 2013.
Jean received a grant from The Maxine Greene Foundation for her show the Wild Hair Living Room Tour. Her recent work Pants and Skirts premiered in May 2012 at The Barrow Group Theatre and True Hazards of Childhood will have developmental performances at the same theatre in June 2013. Jean studied clown/movement with Philippe Gaulier, Ronlin Foreman, David Shiner and Merry Conway, among others.
Her approach to theatrical clown has been published in Movement for Actors, Allworth Press. She is a member of The Teaching Artist Journal’s editorial board. Most recently, Jean was a presenter at the First International Teaching Artist Conference in Oslo, Norway.