Jane Unger is the founding Artistic Director of Profile Theatre Project, Portland, Oregon whose mission celebrates the playwright by presenting a full season of plays by a single writer. In fifteen years helming Profile she produced and directed work by Arthur Kopit, Tennessee Williams, Constance Congdon, Arthur Miller, Harold Pinter, Edward Albee, Romulus Linney, Terrence McNally, Lanford Wilson, Wendy Wasserstein, Neil Simon, John Guare, Horton Foote, Lee Blessing and Athol Fugard, working directly with many of these great writers on new play development. Other directorial work: Triad Stage, The Inge Festival, Great Plains Theatre Conference, Creede Repertory Theatre, Idaho Theatre for Youth, Storefront Theatre, Miracle Theatre, CoHo Productions, JAW, Portland Center Stage, New Rose Theatre, and Artists Rep where she directed the world premiere of Yussef El Guindi’s THE TALENTED ONES. Returned to Profile as Guest Director for Lisa Kron’s 2.5 MINUTE RIDE. Recently directed ALABAMA STORY for Actors Theatre of Indiana which will be streamed by ATI in January,2021. Will direct Sue Mach’s MADONNA OF THE CAT for Portland’s Fertile Ground, January,2021. Adapted and directed CARVER COUNTRY for Portland’s Literary Arts and has worked as a consultant with Book-It Rep on THE FINANCIAL LIVES OF THE POETS and THE AMAZING ADVENTURES OF KAVALIER & CLAY. Jane is currently working with Book-It co-founder Myra Platt on the stage adaptation of Brian Doyle’s MINK RIVER. As an actress, Jane worked in the New York area at theatres including Manhattan Theatre Club, Manhattan Punch Line and Hartford Stage. Among the awards Jane has received, she is especially proud of Portland’s Drammy Award for Best Director for Profile’s inaugural production WINGS and the Drammy Lifetime Achievement Award.