Accomplishing the Next Level with Erik Jensen and Jessica Blank


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Actors, writers, and directors Jessica Blank and Erik Jensen, who are also a married couple, are experts creating documentary theater. They have written The Exonerated, about death row exonerees. Aftermath, about people who were exiled by the American invasion of Iraq, Coal Country about the Upper Big Branch Mine disaster and THE LINE their live-streamed play, bringing first-person stories of New York City's first responders during the COVID-19 pandemic to the digital stage. Jessica is also an accomplished author, consultant and public speaker on story and social change. Erik has had over a hundred roles on television, film, and stage, most notably as legendary Thurman Munson of the New York Yankees in the miniseries The Bronx Is Burning and most recently can be seen in the television show For Life.

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