Producing Artistic Director
Jake Lipman received her Masters of Fine Arts from the Actors Studio Drama School at the New School and her Bachelor of Arts from Smith College.
As an actor, she has toured nationally, appeared in New York and regional theater, TV, independent film, and voice-over work, in addition to producing, writing, and directing theater and film. In 2006, she formed Tongue in Cheek Theater Productions (TIC).
As producing artistic director of TIC, she has produced 33 productions. She curated 14 Plus 1 Solo Show Festivals, has directed 5 TIC productions, adapted The Inn at Lake Devine for the stage, and often appears onstage in TIC's productions. www.JakeLipman.com
Her idea for mashing up The Children's Hour with Rhinoceros earned TIC a Puffin Foundation Grant in 2014, for the TIC-devised Buffalo Heights. This new comedy examines themes of homophobia and a school sex scandal, only this time, there's a happy ending.