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TOTC Credits: Twilight: Los Angeles, 1992; Threesome. Jason e was the recipient of the 2014 Non-Equity Jeff Award in Outstanding Direction for Great Expectations with Strawdog Theatre Company, which led to the adaptation’s first publication. Earlier this spring he directed the world premiere of Gabe McKinley’s The Source for Route 66 Theatre Company. Regional directing credits include Last Train to Nibroc (Haven Theatre, Chicago), Wrecks (with John Judd; Chicago), Who’s Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and Opus (RedTwist Theatre, Chicago). Jason originally hails from Anchorage, Alaska and holds an MFA in Directing from The University of Oklahoma. When not directing plays he is happy to be a husband to Amy and a daddy to Ruby and Brooks. He is an associate member of SDC, and has been Artistic Associate of American Theater Company since 2008.
TOTC Credits: I Do Today. Jacob is a Producer for Your Theatrics International, a full service entertainment production company, specializing in the production of theatrical events around the world. He was awarded the Bret C. Harte Director/Producer Fellowship for Berkeley Repertory Theatre’s 2013/14 Season; served as Associate Producer and Interim Director of Programming for the Drama Desk Award Winning New York Musical Theatre Festival (NYMF); and served as the Co-Artistic Director of the Ovation Award-Nominated Mechanicals Theatre Group in Los Angeles. He is the Co-Producer of Ladyhawks (NYMF 2013 Best of Fest under the title Volleygirls); the Associate Producer of Ryan Scott Oliver’s 35MM: A Musical Exhibition; and the Director of the Eberhardt and Collyer musical Right Together, Left Together. Other directing credits include, Mr. Marmalade (The Theatricians), The Shape of Things (Silver Bell Productions), the world premier of The Many Selves of Mia Scott (Carrie Hamilton Theater) and Assistant Director of the world premier of Marcus Gardley’s The House The Will Not Stand (Berkeley Repertory Theatre). He is a teaching artist for American Theatre Company’s Bridge Program. He is also the creator of the upcoming musical web series currently in development, The Cycle. He attended the BFA program at Marymount Manhattan College and is a graduate of The Los Angeles County High School for the Arts.
TOTC Credits: Bent. Keira is a Jeff Award nominated director, casting director, and teacher in Chicago. Recent directing credits include the hit TimeLine Theatre production of The How and the Why, Luce (Next Theatre,) A Kid Like Jake (About Face Theatre,) Charles Ives Take Me Home (Strawdog,) Broadsword (Gift Theatre,) Fallow (Steep Theatre,) Enfrascada (16th Street Theater,) and Lobby Hero (Redtwist;) as well as staged readings at TimeLine, Steep, About Face, Route 66, and Chicago Dramatists. While living in NYC, Keira served as the Resident Director of the popular off-Broadway shows The Donkey Show and The Karaoke Show and was the Audience Casting Coordinator for the original Broadway production of The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee. Keira received her MFA in Directing from The Theatre School at DePaul University. She is a proud member of the Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab and an ensemble member of the New York based theater company Stage 13. She teaches audition and monologue workshops at Green Shirt Studio.