​Jaysen Wright 

​Actor & teacher 

Take Ten Interview with theatreWashington​

By Sandy Bass

1. What was the first show you ever saw, and what impact did it have? 

When I was 10 or 11, my godmother took me to see The Tempest at the Shakespeare Theatre Company here in DC. It was beautiful, strange, hilarious, and completely engrossing. I got lost in it. I think I’ve been chasing that feeling ever since. Even though I didn’t understand everything that was happening, it completely wrapped me up in the moment... read more. 

​​Upcoming Performances


Lenox in Macbeth at Folger Theatre, Washington, DC
September 4, 2018 through September 23, 2018
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Tom in Actually at Theatre J, Washington, DC
October 17, 2018 through November 18, 2018

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