Jennifer Dane Clements (she/her) is a values-driven creative who is most at home when collaborating with others to approach work kaleidoscopically, inclusively, and equitably.  From leading creative teams to helping global nonprofits amplify their missions, Jennifer fuses strategic thinking with a grassroots, detail-oriented perspective, always seeking to center and uplift people in any project she takes on.  

From 2019 to 2024, she co-led the award-winning Theater Alliance in Washington, DC as Managing Director, alongside Artistic Director Raymond O. Caldwell, serving on the producing team as well as providing the vision and oversight for the administrative side of the company. During her tenure, Theater Alliance received its first award from the National Endowment for the Arts, became a Core Member of the National New Play Network, completed a full organizational rebrand, and increased its operating budget by 38%. 

As a freelance writer and consultant, Jennifer has crafted communications and fundraising strategies and materials for some of the most recognizable nonprofits in the United States today. A true autodidact, she delights in learning and synthesizing information in ways that resonate with the audience of each organization most effectively, garnering the kind of results that can transform missions into action. 

Jennifer’s poetry and prose have appeared in publications including BarrelhousePsychopomp MagazineLuna Luna, and elsewhere. Her plays have been performed at the John F. Kennedy Center’s Page to Stage Festival, and by professional theaters in DC, Virginia, New York, and North Carolina. Jennifer has been recognized with multiple artist fellowships from the DC Commission on the Arts & Humanities, the Brian Turner Literary Award, a Pushcart Prize nomination, and a Fulbright fellowship. 

She holds a B.A. in English from Marist College, an M.F.A. in Creative Writing from George Mason University, and an executive certificate in Arts & Culture Strategy from the University of Pennsylvania. Jennifer currently lives in DC with her partner and doting cat.