Artist Bio

Jonathan Berry

(Bio as of October 2013)

Jonathan Berry last collaborated with the Goodman directing The World of Extreme Happiness during 2012’s New Stages. Chicago credits include The Burnt Part Boys, Spring Awakening, Port, On the Shore of the Wide World and Punk Rock (Jeff Award, Best Director), PicnicCompany, Journey’s End, Dead EndTime and the ConwaysThe Hostage and Fifth of July at the Griffin Theatre Company (artistic associate); The Knowledge, MomentFestenThe Hollow Lands and The Resistible Rise of Arturo Ui at Steep Theatre Company (artistic associate); Suicide, Incorporated and Dirty  at The Gift Theatre Company; I am Going to Change the World at Chicago Dramatists; The Casuals at Jackalope Theatre Company; Conversations on a Homecoming at Strawdog Theatre Company; The Marriage of Figaro at Remy Bumppo Theatre Company; The Sea and The Caucasian Chalk Circle at Theater Mir; The Trestle at Pope Lick Creek at Eclipse Theatre Company; Gary and A Separate Peace at Steppenwolf Theatre Company and Candide at Northwestern University. His New York credits include Suicide, Incorporated at Roundabout Theatre Company. Mr. Berry teaches directing at Columbia College Chicago and The School at Steppenwolf. He pursued his MFA in directing from Northwestern University.