PAST PRODUCTIONS & PROJECTS
(Photo credit Kirsten Lara Getchell)
Jillian’s feature-film credits include WORLD WAR Z, THE DARK KNIGHT RISES, BAD TEACHER, A MIGHTY HEART, North Country and Girl, Interrupted. On television, Ms. Armenante has appeared on several shows including SCANDAL, DESPERATE HOUSEWIVES, SHAMELESS, MEDIUM, PARTY DOWN, CASTLE, THE CLOSER, PRIVATE PRACTICE, GREY’S ANATOMY, E.R. and The West Wing. She was a series regular as Donna on the CBS Drama JUDGING AMY for which she received a Peoples Voice Award.
She is the President of Stoic Entertainment Inc. a production company currently developing two feature films and an original web series. She is represented in Los Angeles by DOMAIN TALENT and FRAMEWORK ENTERTAINMENT.
As an actress, Jillian’s theatre credits include The Cider House Rules in the role of Melony at the Seattle Repertory Theatre, The Mark Taper Forum in Los Angeles and at The Atlantic Theatre in New York. For this performance she received a Garland Award and a Theatreworld Award for "Debut on the New York Stage" as well as a Drama Desk nomination.
Jillian produced and directed the world premiere of LOVE LOVES A PORNOGRAPHER by Jeff Goode with Circle X. It won a Drama Critics Award for playwriting and received several Garlands including “Best Director”. She produced, directed and co-wrote (with Alice Dodd, composed by Chris Jeffries) LAURA COMSTOCK’S BAG-PUNCHING DOG at Circle X Theatre in Los Angeles. The show received both the Theatre LA’s Ovation Award and the L.A. Weekly Award for World Premiere of a Musical. She also produced, directed and co-wrote (with Alice Dodd) IN FLAGRANTE GOTHICTO at Circle X Theatre Company. The show received Los Angeles Drama Critic Circle Awards for Writing, Directing and Production as well as the Ted Schmitt Award for "Most Outstanding Debut of a New Play". The production also won the Los Angeles Weekly Award for Playwriting and Comedy Ensemble and Garland Awards for Production, Direction, Writing, Ensemble and Lead Actress Alice Dodd. Also, at Circle X, she directed and produced the world premiere GREAT MEN OF SCIENCE, NOS, 21 & 22. The show received a Theatre LA Ovation Award for Best Production, and The LA Weekly Award for Best Production.
October 6, 2012