Artist Bio

Jamal Howard

(Bio as of December 2023)

Jamal Howard is a director and choreographer focused on the empathetic power of theatre. He is the 2023/24 Goodman Theatre Michael Maggio Directing Fellow, Co-Artistic Director of New American Folk Theatre, and an Associate Company Member with TUTA Theatre. Select credits include A Christmas CarolAntonio’s Song: I Was Dreaming of a SonIn My Granny’s Garden (Goodman Theatre); The Great Khan (Redtwist Theatre); tick, tick… Boom! (Boho Theatre); The Apple Tree (Porchlight Music Theatre); 8-Track: The Sounds of the 70s, Songs for A New World (Theo Ubique Cabaret Theatre); Think Fast, Jordan Chase (Filament Theatre); Murder, Rewrote (Hell in a Handbag Productions); R.E.S.P.E.C.T. (Right Angle Entertainment/National Tour); A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder (Breckenridge Backstage Theater) The Wiz, The Mole Hill Stories (Children’s Theatre Madison). Jamal served as the Associate Artistic Director of Emerald City Theatre and has worked with First Floor Theater, After School Matters, Mudlark Theater, Artemisia Theatre, and CircEsteem.