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Jonathan Harper Schlieman

Selected Directing

G.U.S.
Grandpa and the Gay Rabbi
The Weiner Monologues
The LIE Mission

Improvised play
pwt. Jonathan Josephson
Devised Work
pwt. Maria Cora

The 4th Graders Present


an Unnamed Love-Suicide
surprise.

pwt. Sean Graney

Play, or The Bacchants

pwt. Devin Heater and


Jonathan Schlieman
pwt. David M. Deleon

Massacre of the Suitors


Apocalypso
A Working Man

pwt. David M. Deleon


pwt. Tim Cusack
pwt. Brett Warwick

Selected Artistic Leadership

(917) 526-2364

PIT, FringeNYC & Online


Sam French OOB Festival
The Factory(@ The Access)
New Voices 2016,
Actors Theatre
The Factory(@ Club Space)
The Cabaret Series,
The Factory
New Plays in Cheap Bars,
The Factory
RedLeaf(@ The Kraine)
GTC Hunter College
The Cabaret Series,
The Factory

Artistic Director: The Factory


Responsible for season selection, commissions, and hiring talent
Coordinated new play development, producing public readings of new works and
moderating feedback conversations
Producer on over 50 new works of performance with an emphasis on cultural
inclusion, technological innovation, and fiscal creativity
Apprentice/Intern Administration & Leadership Intern: Actors Theatre of Louisville
Responsible for curating, coordinating, and producing the A/I season under the
supervision of A/I Company Director Michael Legg and Assistant Director John
Rooney
Served on selection committee for A/I Tens and New Voices Festivals
Responsible for organizing recruitment of future apprentices and interns
Producer, G.U.S.: an Improvised Play: The Factory, PIT, FringeNYC, and Online
Worked with a group of improvisers to conceive, develop, brand and market an
improvised play structure for live performance and online video distribution
Oversaw three transfers of the project, culminating in a run at FringeNYC 2016
Spearheaded web series development and production
MFA Festival Coordinator: CUNY - Hunter
Worked with MFA Playwrights Director Mark Bly and Department Chair Joel Bassin to
produce four thesis plays during Hunter Playwrights Festival
Assisted with conversations pertaining to hiring talent, including actors,
designers and directors

Assistant Directing
Residence

The Opulent Complex


That Thing That Time
Horseplay

Education

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Hal Brooks
Laura Jacqmin
Jessica Fisch
Lynn Rosen
Jessica Fisch
Eric Pfeffinger
Elyse Singer
Trav S. D.

Humana Festival,
Actors Theatre
A/I Tens,
Actors Theatre
A/I Tens,
Actors Theatre
Theatre Askew/
La Mama

ONeill Center: National Theatre Institute - Advanced Directing Semester;


Complicit; Royal Shakespeare Company
American Academy of Dramatic Arts - AoS in Acting and Certificate of Advanced Actor
Training.
Movement Studio Theatre - Le Coq/Devised Theatre Intensive; Instructors: Norman
Taylor, Richard Crawford, Emanuelle Delpech, Virginia Scott
Hunter College - BA in Theatre and Interdisciplinary Studies, both with Honors,
Summa Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa
Upright Citizens Brigade - Improv Levels 101 & 201