Roberta D'Alois is a playwright, monologist, teaching artist, and Artistic Director of Jump! Theatre, whose mission is to present theatrical work based on authentic stories of mental illness. She has a B.A. with honors in Theatre Arts from Brandeis University and an M.F.A in Playwriting from San Francisco State. She is currently an adjunct professor at the University of San Francisco and at San Francisco State. Roberta is a proud member of the Dramatists’ Guild and The International Centre for Women Playwrights.