Bio

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Jerry has directed world, NYC and regional premieres at Second Stage, Primary Stages, Rattlestick Playwright’s Theater, Denver Center, Clubbed Thumb, and Hartford TheaterWorks. Credits include: Fade by Tanya Saracho (Primary Stages and Denver Center), Mala Hierba by Tanya Saracho (Second Stage), Basilica by Mando Alvarado (Rattlestick), Twelfth Night (Old Globe Theater and PlayMakers Repertory Company), Love Goes to Press and Philip Goes Forth (Mint Theater Company), Mariela in the Desert by Karen Zacarias (Repertorio Espanol), In the Heights by Lin Manuel Miranda and Quiara Hudes (UT-Austin), 26 Miles by Quiara Hudes (ASU), The King is Dead by Caroline V. McGraw, Rattlers by Johnna Adams (Flux, NYC), Waiting for the Hearse (Mixed Blood, Minneapolis) and Twelfth Night (Chalk Rep, LA). Jerry has developed work at Second Stage, Playwright’s Horizons, Soho Rep, The Public, The Atlantic, Oregon Shakespeare Festival and the Playwrights Realm.

Jerry served as Associate Artistic Director of PlayMakers Repertory Company from 2016-2017. He collaborated with Two River Theater Company as the Curator of their new play festival, Crossing Borders from 2011-2015. Jerry was a recipient of the 2009-2011 NEA/TCG Career Development for Directors Grant. He was the 2011 Phil Killian Directing Fellow at Oregon Shakespeare Festival and a Van Lier Directing Fellow at Second Stage Theater from 2007-2009. Member of Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab, 2008-2009. Resident Assistant Director on La Boheme (dir. Baz Luhrmann) from 2002-2004.  Lincoln Center Director’s Lab, 2002. Directing MFA: UCSD. BA: Harvard