About Segal NYC
FOUNDER, CEO, EXECUTIVE PRODUCER
Jenna Segal founded Segal NYC, which develops and produces theater, digital content, television, and film with a focus on parity creative teams and female audiences. Currently she is focused on her OTT platform Gatherer Entertainment.
In theater, Segal produced the timely and critically acclaimed ‘What We’re Up Against’ by Theresa Rebeck fall 2017, ‘Small Mouth Sounds’ by Bess Wohl, and Broadway revival of ‘Les Liasions Dangereuses’ directed by Josie Rourke in 2017. She spearheaded the revival of the musical GIGI, starring Vanessa Hudgens and written by celebrated scribe Heidi Thomas (CALL THE MIDWIFE, CRANFORD), which enjoyed a sold out run at the Kennedy Center then moved to the Neil Simon Theater in Broadway’s 2015-spring season. She’s been featured in Variety, the Star Ledger, the Bergen Record, and the Wall Street Journal as a new producer to watch. Jenna co-produced the award winning cult film BLACK DYNAMITE, and served as an Associate Producer on the web series “Lady Parts” and Executive Produced the Lady Parts short film.
After beginning her career in political talk shows in Washington, DC including CNBC and CNN, Jenna moved to VIACOM networks in both Los Angeles and New York (MTV, VH1, Nickelodeon, Nicktoons) working in Production Management Development and Series on live shows, animation, live events, reality competitions, variety shows, documentaries, live action gaming, non-fiction programming, extreme sports and reality programming, escalating to the position of Director of Production Management Development.
Segal currently serves as a trustee of American Ballet Theater (ABT), WP Theater and A Better Balance. She recently created the PJSF X 21/64 NonProfit Board Management Course to teach Next Gen philanthropists how to be additive board members. Segal and her husband have also funded the Heidi Thomas Writers’ Initiative assuring a world premiere play by a female writer and director for the next five years at Signature Theatre. Jenna’s work was recently a featured chapter in Sharna Goldseker’s new book, GENERATION IMPACT.
Previous board membership: Jenna served for almost a decade on the Board of Directors of the Birthright Israel Foundation and co-chaired the Board of Directors of the NEXT platform. In the development spirit she created the successful Passport Program currently being implemented at the JCC Manhattan. Jenna is a Women of Achievement Honoree by the WP Theater, Glammy Award Honoree by GlamourGals Foundation, and the Women of Achievement Award from Hadassah. Jenna Segal has three children and lives with her husband in New York City.