NANCY C. JONES

PROFESSIONAL DIRECTING EXPERIENCE

2016   Radio Plays by Beckett, Beckett Festival of Short Plays, directed • Site Specific Theatre,

2015   The Dispute, translated and directed • Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Scotland

2014   The Lesson, translated and directed • Slant Culture Theatre Festival, Louisville, KY

2014   The Maids, translated and directed • La MaMa Experimental Theatre, NYC

2014   Insufficiency by Carl Djerassi • UK Art Museum, Staged Reading

2012   24 Hour Play Festival • Actors Theatre of Louisville

2010   General George Washington:  Part II by Herman Daniel Farrell III • Directed Staged Reading at New Dramatists, NYC

2010   General George Washington: Part III by Herman Daniel Farrell III • Directed Staged Reading at Morris Gemel Mansion and Museum, NYC

2009   Life 101, by Claudia Barnett • MATC, Chicago, IL

2007   Molière’s Women, wrote and directed • Salle Adyar, Paris France

2007   casus belli, by Herman Daniel Farrell III • Staged Reading at New Dramatists, NYC

2007   Henry, by Claudia Barnett • MATC, Minneapolis, MN

2006   Molière’s Women, wrote and directed • Mae West Festival, Seattle, Washington

2005   Molière’s Women • Women in the Arts Festival, Saint Louis, Missouri

2002   Portrait of a President, by Herman D. Farrell III • Theatre for the New City, New York International Fringe Festival

2002   GODDESS:  Inanna Project – directed, wrote and conceived • FOCAS Festival, ROOTS Southern Theatre Organization             

2000   A Midsummer Night’s Dream • Lincoln Center Directors Lab, New York City - Workshop of Shakespeare’s Midsummer Night’s Dream

2000   The Bird Plays • Staged Readings of 4 plays by Lenora Champagne, Catherine Filloux, Sheri Wilner, New York Performance Works, New York City

1999   Blue Moon Over Memphis by Deborah Baley Brevoort • HERE, American Living Room Festival, New York City

1999   Storks by Catherine Filloux • Women Without Borders Festival, Immigrants Theater Project, New York City

1999   Memorial Day by Herman Daniel Farrell III • Staged Reading at New Dramatists,NYC

1999   The End of Jazz by Herman Daniel Farrell III • Staged Reading at New Dramatists,NYC

1998   Solo Goya by Herman Daniel Farrell III • HERE, American Living Room Festival, New York City

 

UNIVERSITY OF KENTUCKY DIRECTING EXPERIENCE

2017   Little Shop of Horrors (Choreographed and Directed)

2015   Alice in Wonderland (Adapted and Directed)

2014   The Maids by Jean Genet (Translated and Directed) • Bardstown Theatre, Louisiville, KY

2012   Les Liaisons Dangereuses by Christopher Hampton

2011   Arlequin Polished by Love by Marivaux (Translation/adaptation from French)

2010   Blur in the Rear View by Alex Merilo (Winner of James Rodgers Competition)

2008   Island of Slaves by Marivaux

2007   Betty’s Summer Vacation by Christopher Durang

2005   Intimate Apparel by Lynn Nottage

2004   Everyman

2004   Bury the Dead  - Staged Reading

2004   A Soldier’s Play  - Staged Reading

2004   Grand Guignol:  Tales of Horror and Ecstasy

2003   El Mundo de los Sueños, Conceived,Wrote, Directed and Adapted

2001   Affrilachia - poetry by Frank X. Walker (Regional Tour)             

2000   Affrilachia - poetry by Frank X. Walker                             

2000   Tartuffe                                                                                             

1998   Pippin                                                                                     

1997   Rimers of Eldritch                                                                 

 

ADDITIONAL DIRECTING DISTINCTIONS

1998, 1999, 2000  Member of Lincoln Center Directors Lab • Lincoln Center Theater, New York City

2000   International Directors Symposium • LaMaMa Umbria, Italy

2002   Salzburg Festival, Salzburg, Austria • Invited to attend by Jurgen Flimm,  Artistic Director of the Salzburg Festival Theater component and Anne Cattaneo, Literary Manager of Lincoln Center Theater

2012   International Directors Lab, Toronto, Canada

 

OTHER SIGNIFICANT DIRECTING EXPERIENCE

1997   Much Ado About Nothing • Children’s Theatre Madison, Madison, Wisconsin

1996   Los Colores del Mundo – wrote, conceived, directed • Children’s Theatre  Madison, Madison, Wisconsin

1996   The Missing Piece – wrote, conceived, directed • Children’s Theatre  Madison, Wisconsin

1996   The Bacchae - Director & Choreographer • Western Illinois University, Department of Theatre

1995   Marisol • Western Illinois University, Department of Theatre

1995   Painting Churches • Western Illinois University, Simpkins Theatre, IL

1994   My Sister In This House • Western Illinois University, Simpkins Theatre, IL

1994   Runaways - Director & Choreographer • Fargo Performing Arts School, Fargo, North Dakota

1993   Imagine - International Collaborative Theater • Reineke Theater, Fargo, North Dakota

 

CHOREOGRAPHY, SELECTED CREDITS

1997   Miss Julie • So Grand Studio, NYC

1997   The Female Body - Co-creator & Performer • KY Women Writers Conference

1996   Zorro • Western Illinois University

1995   Cinderella • Summer Music Theater, IL

1995   Something’s Afoot • Summer Music Theater, IL

1995   My Fair Lady • Summer Music Theater, IL

1994   Tartuffe • Western Illinois University

1993   Peter Pan • Straw Hat, MN

1993   Nunsense II • Black Swan Dinner Theater

1993   Joseph & the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat • Trollwood Theater

1993   Chicago - Assistant Choreographer • Moorhead State University

1992   Oliver • Concordia College

1992   Anything Goes • Trollwood Theater

1991   Little Shop of Horrors • Fergus Falls Theater, MN

1990   Hair • Concordia College

1990   Moore by Four Holiday - Asst Choreographer • Cricket Theater, Minneapolis, MN

 

PUBLISHING

Molière’s Women, Mae West Fest: Anthology of Plays by Women, March 2006

 

TEACHING AND EMPLOYMENT

            Professor, Chair, UK Department of Theatre and Dance, 2006-present

            Associate Professor, 1997- 2015

Teaching areas:  Directing, Movement, Acting, French Theatre, and Education Abroad course on Art and Culture in Paris each summer

 

 

 


 

 
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