"The Wizard of OZ" on the Zilker Hillside!
Summer 2017 will bring ruby slippers, flying monkeys, and a yellow brick road to the Zilker Hillside Theatre. Jimmy is looking forward to directing the family favorite for Austin audiences. See more about the project and "meet the director" by clicking on the link below. "Who's Directing ZTP's Wizard of Oz?" "Jimmy is “thrilled to be bringing The Wizard of Oz to Zilker Theatre Production’s audiences. It’s the perfect show to enjoy under the stars on a summer night! It’s my ho
"Young Playwrights for Change" Staged Readings
ZACH Theatre is a regional host site for a national competition called the Young Playwrights for Change. This competition is for middle school students to write plays about a social justice topic. This year’s competition’s theme is What do you want to change about the world? They received over 140 plays from local middle school students, and asked Jimmy to direct a selection called "Never Tickle a Sleeping Dragon." The experience was incredibly light hearted and fun, and a
Moliére is in the Air!
Check out this time-lapse of actress Roberta Ahrens getting dressed for here role as Celiméne in Moliere's "The Misanthrope" for Jimmy's MFA styles scene. #director #txstate #video
Evita Photo Shoot
For the first time, Jimmy tried his hand at art direction! Take a look at the results for the Evita promotional photo shoot ... Evita @ TxState University Nov 17 - 22 Photographer : Sara Mitschke #txstate #new #director #photo #musical
Hey [title of show] Fans!
Watch out for Jimmy's upcoming production of [title of show] in Texas State University's Lab Theater! This Broadway meta-musical is the story of 4 friends writing a play about 4 friends writing a play. A must see for any musical theater trivia buff, TOS was a hit off Broadway and soon acheived its goal of an official Broadway run. Featuring songs like "9 People's Favorite Thing" and "A Way Back to Then," [title of show] encourages its viewers to follow their dreams and "kill
"Rent" and "[title of show]" in TxState Season!
Keep your eye on the Texas State Theater Department next year as its 2014-2015 season features two thought provoking comtemporary musicals! "Rent" will once again pair me with Kaitlin Hopkins as her assistant director and also features Cassie Abate as choreographer. Auditions were stellar, and the amazing production design gets is edgy look from the lofts and street corners of downtown NYC. "[titile of Show]" will be my 2nd year graduate directing project. Special thanks in a