J.D.’s plays have been performed in San Francisco, San Diego, Chicago, New York, and even Alaska.
J.D. was a founding member of the West Coast Playwrights Alliance, a playwrights’ theatre company, 1999-2001. The WCPA premiered her play Never Say Grace in November 2000.
In April 2007 J.D. left her San Francisco hometown and moved with her partner to Louisville, Kentucky.