County, Red, Kenneth Lin’s Intelligence-Slave (Alley Theatre); and Len, Asleep in Vinyl by Carly Mensch (Second Stage/Juilliard). Jackson teaches directing at Columbia University and is on faculty at Primary Stages Einhorn School of Performing Arts. She is the recipient of the Jonathan Alper Directing Fellowship at Manhattan Theatre Club, the Williamstown Theatre Festival Directing Fellowship, the Drama League’s New Directors/New Works Fellowship, and University of the Arts Silver Star Distinguished Alumni Award. Originally from Sugar Land, Texas, Jackson received her BFA in acting from the University of the Arts and MFA in directing from Yale School of Drama.
NICHOLAS HUSSONG (PROJECTION DESIGNER) is a third-year MFA candidate at Yale School of Drama, where he designed the projections for Sunday in the Park with George and Julius Caesar. He also served as Associate Artistic Director of Yale Cabaret’s 45th anniversary season. Before arriving at Yale, Nicholas served as artistic associate of design at Triad Stage, where his credits include The Illusion, The Glass Menagerie, Providence Gap, and The America Play. nickhussong.com
ROLIN JONES (ADAPTOR) Rolin Jones’s play The Intelligent Design of Jenny Chow received the 2006 OBIE Award for Excellence in Playwriting. Jenny Chow was a finalist for the Pulitzer Prize in Drama and was produced at the Atlantic Theater Company (NYC), South Coast Repertory, Old Globe Theatre, Yale Rep, Studio Theatre (D.C.), Portland Center Stage, San Jose Repertory, and Collaboraction (Chicago), among others. His play The Jammer was produced Off-Broadway last season at the Atlantic Theater Company. He has written several short plays for the Actors Theatre of Louisville’s Humana Festival, including Sovereignty, Ron Robby Had Too Big a Heart, The Mercury and the Magic, Extremely, and Chronicles Simpkins Will Cut Your Ass. He has written for the television shows Weeds, Friday Night Lights, and Boardwalk Empire. His Friday Night Lights episode, “The Son,” received an Emmy Award Nomination for Outstanding Dramatic Writing and was named by Time magazine as the best episode of television for the year 2010. He is currently the Co-Creator/ Executive Producer of Knifeman, a serialized drama, for the AMC television network and is writing the film adaptation of American Idiot for Universal Pictures. He resides in Los Angeles, California, apparently houses away from Major League Baseball’s immortal Fernando Valenzuela. As of January 2014, he has yet to run into Fernando. Hope reigns.
ILYA KHODOSH (PRODUCTION DRAMATURG) is a third-year MFA candidate at Yale School of Drama, where his translation of Chekhov’s Platonov was presented earlier this season. He also translated and co-adapted Bulgakov’s The Fatal Eggs for Yale Cabaret, and recently completed a translation of Pushkin’s Little Tragedies. Dramaturgy credits at the School of Drama include Charles L. Mee’s Wintertime. His writing has been published in the School of Drama’s annual magazine and The Berkshire Review for the Arts. He served as Associate Artistic Director of the United Solo Theatre Festival. He received a BA in theatre and English from Williams College, where he was awarded the Hutchinson Fellowship.
THESE PAPER BULLETS! A Modish Ripoff of William Shakespeare's MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, Adapted by Rolin Jones, Songs by Billie Joe Armstrong,...