Jen is in her second season as the Managing Director of Heritage Theatre Festival. Prior to coming to Charlottesville, she served as the General Manager of PlayMakers Repertory Company, the professional theatre in residence at the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill, where she met and worked with Artistic Director, Jenny Wales. Rogers served as the Director of Event Services at the Durham Performing Arts Center and Production Manager at Duke Performances, Duke University’s presenting arts organization. Rogers’ resume also includes working at The Public Theater for its renowned summer Shakespeare in the Park series, as well as touring the world with Shen Wei Dance Arts and working internationally at the Royal Opera House Muscat (Oman). While in Chapel Hill, she served on the Orange County Arts Commission. Rogers received her MPA from the University of North Carolina – Chapel Hill and her BA from Georgetown University.