Adriana Jones

Adriana Jones is a performer, writer, and producer. She was most recently based in NYC but is currently pursuing her MFA in Creative Writing with a Screenwriting focus at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, BC. 

 

 With her production company Apperception Productions, she creates female-focused work for stage and screen, and likes to write sad comedies, many of which are set in dystopian worlds. With Apperception, she has written, starred in, and Executive Produced the award-winning short film Death of a Vacuum (Audience Choice Award winner at Katra Film Series and Indieworks Film Series, Finalist for 2017 Best Short Comedy at Changing Face International Film Festival) and Introvert's Guide to Activism (Nominee for Best Cinematography at Atlanta Comedy Film Fest.) She has also written and performed the original solo shows Vivien On The Rocks and An Anonymous Contributor which have been presented in New York City at Theater Row, the Women at Work Festival, All for One Festival's Salon, Live from Gramercy Park at The Players Club, and The Ume Group's Workshop at Grace and St. Paul's, and in Canada at the Edmonton Fringe Festival. Her latest original play in development, The Apocalypse Around the Corner, received workshops as part of the Words and Music Show in Montreal and FED Stage in NYC.  She is currently hard at work developing her first feature-length project.

 

As an actor, she is known for being willing to take on risky roles and her quirky, off-beat sensibility combined with a wry wit and sense of vulnerability. She has  performed extensively in the indie theater community in NYC with credits at the New Ohio Theater, The Brick, The Kitchen,  and 59E59 among others. She has performed in mini-series and episodics for Discovery ID and The Travel Channel,  as well as numerous independent films and new media projects. 

She is a Friend of Flux with Flux Theater Ensemble , NYC Women Filmmakers, and served as a member of the Programming team  and judge for the screenwriting contest for Bowery Film Festival.