We're super stoked to introduce you to one of our newest Associate Directors who will be collaborating with us as well as helping us with the direction of our ensemble! Jerry's work with us will be seen during this season's bareNaked Reading Series!!! Check out our Readings page on the barefoot website for more info: http://barefoottheatrecompany.org/readings.php
Upcoming directorial projects include Basilica by Mando Alvarado for Rattlestick Playwrights Theater, and How I Learned to Drive. Recent directing credits include Love Goest to Press for the Mint Theater, Enfrascada by Tanya Saracho for Clubbed Thumb, King of Infinite Space for Summerstage, Mariela in the Desert for Spanish Rep, 26 Miles at ASU, Nocturnal Creatures for La Micro, Rattlers by Johnna Adams for Flux Theater Ensemble, Twelfth Night for Chalk Rep in LA, and The King is Dead by Caroline V. McGraw.
Jerry has developed work at The Public Theater, Second Stage, The Atlantic, Playwright's Horizons, Two River Theater Company, New Dramatists, the Lark and the Playwright's Realm. He was a recipient of the NEA/TCG Career Development Program for Directors, 2009-2011. 2011 Phil Killian Directing Fellow at Oregon Shakespeare Festival. 2008-2009 Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab. From 2002-2004 he was a Resident Assistant Director on the Broadway production of La Boheme. Jerry graduated from the MFA Directing program at UCSD in 2007. BA: Harvard University. www.jerryruizdirector.com