Jane Anderson
Jane Anderson is an Emmy Award-winning writer and director for theatre, film and television. Plays include: Mother of the Maid, The Baby Dance, Baby Dance: Mixed, Defying Gravity, Looking for Normal, The Quality of Life, The Escort, Lynette at 3AM, Food & Shelter and The Last Time We Saw Her. Her latest play, Mother of the Maid, premiered at the Public Theater in 2018 and starred Glenn Close. Her plays have been produced off-Broadway and in theaters around the country, including ACT, Arena Stage, Actors Theater of Louisville, Williamstown, Shakespeare & Company, The McCarter Theater, Long Wharf, Geffen Playhouse and the Pasadena Playhouse. Screenwriting credits: The Wife, starring Glenn Close, How to Make An American Quilt, It Could Happen to You and The Prizewinner of Defiance, Ohio, starring Julianne Moore & Woody Harrelson, which she also directed. Documentary film: Packed in a Trunk: The Lost Art of Edith Lake Wilkinson, featured on HBO. Television writing credits: HBO's Olive Kitteridge, starring Frances McDormand, for which she received an Emmy Award for best teleplay and limited series, a Writers Guild Award for best teleplay, and a Golden Globe nomination for best limited series. She wrote HBO's The Positively True Adventures of the Alleged Texas Cheerleader Murdering Mom, for which she received an Emmy, Penn Award and Writers Guild Award for best teleplay. She wrote and directed The Baby Dance for Showtime, which she adapted from her play, and received the Peabody Award as well as Golden Globe and Emmy nominations. She wrote and directed Normal for HBO (starring Jessica Lang & Tom Wilkinson), adapted from her play Looking for Normal, which received Emmy, Golden Globe and Directors' Guild and Writers' Guild nominations for best writing and directing. She wrote and directed When Billie Beat Bobby, starring Holly Hunter and Ron Silver, and wrote and directed the first segment of HBO's If These Walls Could Talk II, which starred Vanessa Redgrave, for which she received an Emmy nomination for Best Teleplay.
Meet our Director
C. Jaye Miller
C. Jaye Miller grew up in Baton Rouge’s community theatres. She attended Oklahoma City University where she earned a BFA in Acting. After a summer of Shakespeare in the Park she moved to Chicago, where she worked professionally for theaters such as Writers Theatre, The Goodman Theatre, Remy Bumppo Theatre, 16th Street Theatre, First Folio Theatre, Oil Lamp Theatre, Profiles Theatre, with Broadway in Chicago, etc. While working as an actor, she continued growing under the guidance of teachers such as Paola Coletto, Rebecca Gilman, Jeffery Carlson, Susan Hart, Marty Lyons, and Colleen Doyle. C. Jaye was an active ensemble member of Babes With Blades Theatre Company, Adapt Theatre Company, and Dal Vivo. Since returning to Baton Rouge, she has performed in multiple productions with Theatre Baton Rouge and Red Magnolia Theatre Company. C. Jaye is particularly passionate about telling stories that cultivate compassion, awareness, and altruism within the artists telling the stories and within the audiences who come to listen.
Stage Manager
Mary Pittman
Fight Choreographer
Nick Erickson
Costumer Design
Jennifer Ellis
Teresa Alvarez & Kathy Dubin
Music Design
Eric Fulcher
Sound Board Operator
Jessica Wilson

Original Creative Team