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Jen Matthews – Co-Owner (She/Her)

Jen Matthews (She/Her) has been working in the Performing Arts since 1988 as actor, director, designer and production stage manager (AEA) both nationally and in Seattle. She brings 35 years of experience as an actor, educator, improvisor, director, production stage manager, and producer to LIT IMMERSIVE. 


Regionally,  Ms. Matthews has worked with L.A. 's Applause!, Opera Pacific, South Coast Repertory Theatre; and Seattle's Showtunes,Taproot, Book-It Repertory, and Village Theatres. Touring productions include: Tale of 2Cities, the Dodgers’ Story (off-Broadway/national tour); and World Vision Experience: AIDS National Tour (Immersive Multimedia Exhibit),during which she visited 45/50 states.


Jen settled in Snohomish County after 5 years touring to serve as the Artistic Director for the Black Box Theatre where she directed You’re a Good Man, Charlie Brown, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, Little Shop of Horrors and A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Jen also directs the UP North Players Improv Company and is responsible for writing and directing many of their show formats including Roll of the Dice and Fiasco! She has a diploma stating she is an M.F.A in Drama from University of CA, Irvine signed by Arnold Schwarzenegger.


Jen is ready to Get LIT!  This company has been an all consuming dream for the last five years and now is a full blown reality.  We live immersive lives, why not have immersive entertainment as well? We live in a region that relishes being different, our entertainment should reflect the Pacific Northwest’s unique point of view. 


Getting LIT means that I am about to do something amazing, something different, and something that has the ability to change me. 

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