Artist Bio

Jamal Howard

Jamal Howard is a Chicago-based director and choreographer. 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 Antonio’s Song: I Was Dreaming of a Son, In 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.