Artist Profiles

Jonathan Berry

Jonathan Berry is an Artistic Producer at Steppenwolf and a director and teacher in Chicago. Steppenwolf productions include You Got Older, Constellations, The Crucible, Gary and A Separate Peace. Jon is a Steep Theatre ensemble member where productions include Birdland, Earthquakes in Londond, Posh, If There Is I Haven't Found It Yet, The knowledge, Festen, Moment and The Resistable Rise of Arturo Ui. He is also an ensemble member at Griffin Theatre where productions include Winterset, Pocatello, Balm in Gilead, Golden Boy, Spring Awakening, Punk Rock, Port and On the Shore of the Wide World. Jon has served as the Assistant Director for Anna D. Shapiro's Broadway productions of Of Mice and Men and This Is Our Youth. Other theatre credits include Dirty, Suicide, Incorporated, Othello (Gift Theatre); The Solid Sand Below, The World of Extreme Happiness for New Stages (Goodman Theatre); Kill Floor (American Theatre Company); Little Shop of Horrors, Sideman (American Blues Theater); I am Going to Change the World (Chicago Dramatists); and The Casuals (Jackalope Theatre Company). He pursued his MFA in directing from Northwestern University. He has taught at University of Michigan, Northwestern University, University of Chicago, Columbia College and The School at Steppenwolf.