Jackson Tucker-Meyer (he/they), Actionplay’s Program Manager, is a fabulously autistic writer, theatre artist, filmmaker, and educator. Jackson’s play Banana Guy and Banana Girl with Banana Dreamz in a Krazy World was part of Roundabout Theatre Company’s inaugural Reverb Theatre Arts Festival. Jackson’s film Satan Cured My Autism won Best Mockumentary at the Museum of the Moving Image’s inaugural Marvels of Media Awards in 2022.
Three of Jackson’s plays – GAME NITE, Cap’n McKrispy’s Underwater Utopia, and 4 U – have been produced at Sarah Lawrence College. As a performer, Jackson has participated in new works by Stew, Dan Hurlin, and the Rat Queen Theatre Company. Jackson is a graduate of the Teaching Artist Project and the Teaching Artist Training Institute, and has worked as a teaching artist with the Sarah Lawrence College Theatre Outreach Program, Kaiser’s Room, and the Actionplay Neurodivergent Playwriting Lab, a program which Jackson first conceived, designed, and taught in 2021.
MFA Theatre, Sarah Lawrence College, 2019.
BA Arts & Ideas in the Humanities, University of Michigan, 2016.