Jessica Thebus

Jessica Thebus

Director, As You Like It

In one season at OSF: Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter.

Other theatres: Off-Broadway: When the Messenger Is Hot (59E59 Theater). Regional: Sex with Strangers, Intimate Apparel, Dead Man's Cell Phone, No Place Like Home, When the Messenger Is Hot, Sonia Flew (Steppenwolf Theatre Company); The Feast: an intimate Tempest (Chicago Shakespeare Theater); Stage Kiss (world premiere), The Clean House (Goodman Theatre); Orlando (Court Theatre); Harriet Jacobs (Kansas City Repertory Theatre); A Civil War Christmas (Huntington Theatre Company); Our Town, They All Fall Down (Lookingglass Theatre Company); Jekyll and Hyde, Inherit the Wind, Red Herring (Northlight Theatre); Eurydice (Victory Gardens Theatre); The Turn of the Screw (Writers' Theatre); Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter (Kennedy Center); Pulp; Winesburg, Ohio; Seven Moves (About Face Theatre); Salao: The Worst Kind of Unlucky (Redmoon Theater); Late, Melancholy Play, Abingdon Square (Piven Theatre).

Other credits: Associate artist, Steppenwolf Theatre Company.

Teaching: University of Chicago, DePaul University, Columbia College, Roosevelt University. Faculty member, MFA Directing Program, Northwestern University; artistic associate, The Corn Exchange, Dublin, Ireland.

Awards: Jefferson Award nomination and After Dark Awards (Pulp; Winesburg, Ohio; The Clean House).

Education: PhD, Northwestern University.