Jay Chavez

Jay Chavez

Jay (he/she/they/j) is a playwright from Bellingham, Washington. Graduate with a BA in Theatre from Western Washington University, concentrated in Directing, Dramatic Writing, and Education. When they aren't writing they hang out with their friends, drink coffee, and perform as local Drag Queen, Sue Nami-Meadows.

Plays

  • when a whale falls
    Gale asks the scientific question, "Can Gale forget the world if she threw her phone into the ocean".
  • Another Goddamn Dystopian Play
    What happens when four playwrights get together to workshop their plays after the world has ended?
  • The Fourth Quarter
    Carlos gears up for the Patriots vs Cowboys game, but some uninvited guests decide their conversations are more important than the game
  • the bridge we built
    Marco and Emilia go to a their fathers favorite bridge to disperse his ashes, but Emilia can't hold her secret in any longer of how he died.
  • how to clean your room (and remember all your trauma)
    Spencer begins to clean their room and reflect on their relationships with the people around them. Who can and can't we control in our lives, does caring mean anything beyond words, and does infatuation go both ways? A play in two cycles with anxiety, depression, and puppets.
  • Mime Crimes
    Valentina doesn't trust three things in life, cops, white teachers, and mimes. When her boyfriend tips a mime, her paranoia sets in. What is true and what is false? If Mimes could speak, what would they say? Are Mimes creations of a demonic power?
  • lasting beauty
    On top of a long hike, overlooking the water and sunset, Carla asks the mortal question "What would your last words be?"
  • Roulette!
    Jasper confronts his mortality on his birthday during a game of Russian Roulette