Jeannine is a Minnesota native and the author of more than 10 full-length plays and numerous shorter works. Her plays have been seen at Clubbed Thumb, Manhattan Repertory, Producer’s Theatre, Stage Left, History Theatre, Theatre Unbound, Thirst Theatre, Minnesota Fringe, Ebullient Theatre, Playwrights Center, University of Iowa, University of Minnesota-Duluth and A Theatre Company. Her work has been published by Dramatic Publishing, Smith & Kraus, and Heinemann. Ms. Coulombe won the University of Iowa’s IRAM Award for Best New Play (HUMMINGBIRDS, 2003), the Maebaum Award (BEAKERS, 2002) and the National AIDS Fund CFDA-Vogue Initiative Award from the Kennedy Center (THE VACANT LOT, 2001.) She was also an alternate for the Jerome Fellowship (2003) and a semi-finalist for the O’Neill Playwrights Conference (2002 & 2006.) Ms. Coulombe received her MFA from the University of Iowa’s Playwrights Workshop and her BFA in Theatre and BA in History from the University of Minnesota-Duluth. In addition to playwriting, she was a founding member of the Twin Cities company Theatre Unbound and has worked locally as a director, producer, dramaturg and costume designer.