Friend a Day – Jen Scott
Fringe week continues!
I don’t actually remember when or how I met Jen. I’m including her in Fringe week primarily because she performed in my show Story Time: Time Bomb a few years go.
She doesn’t always perform at the Fringe. I can only assume this is because she turns down the opportunity to perform. If it is because nobody asks her, I need to make sure I ask her every year.
Jen has a personality I would describe as jolly. I realize that personality trait is typically associated with men who wear red suits and live at the north pole but if you know Jen, I hope you know what I mean. Whenever I see her, she is smiling and filled with energy.
As an improviser, she is quick-witted and oh so clever. The improvisational nature of Story Time: Time Bomb was why I immediately wanted to get her involved. I knew she would completely nail what we needed for the show.
And she did.
I don’t see Jen that often but I enjoy it when I do because she makes you feel interesting. When you talk to her, she makes eye contact and smiles and nods and laughs. I imagine that is one of the reasons she is so good at improvisation. She is in the moment and paying attention all the time.
When she’s in a show, she’s one of those actresses that I notice. It isn’t just because I know her. It is because she creates memorable moments and I want to make sure I don’t miss them.
Unfortunately, she is not in a show at this year’s Fringe festival. If she was, that show would be on my must see list without question.
Jen’s an awesome person and I’m glad I know her.
She performs over at Huge a lot. Keep an eye out for her there. You’ll be happy you did.