Jonathan Vandenberg

Visiting Faculty, The John Wells Directing Program

Jonathan Vandenberg is a director, writer, and designer of theatre and installation works. He is Visiting Faculty in The John Wells Directing Program.

In New York, he has conceived and directed Oresteia (Classic Stage Company); The Kingdom (Mabou Mines/Suite); co-created Festenmacher with director Robert Woodruff (NYU Graduate Acting); The Crossing of the Visible (Center for Performance Research); Kafka Parables (Columbia University); and the site-specific performance installation Tantalus. Internationally and regionally, he has conceived and directed The Suppliants: On a Tragic Figure (Theatre Jeock, Seoul); Iago: Images Unseen (The Cutting Ball Theater); the performance installation Axis Mundi (Middlebury College Museum of Art); and directed dramas by Beckett, Calderón, Pinter, Churchill, and Pirandello, as well as new works for the Magic Theatre Young California Writers Project. He has been on the faculty of Vanderbilt University, Middlebury College, Franklin & Marshall College, and was a Teaching Artist at Classic Stage Company. He is an alumnus of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab, trained with the Suzuki Company in Toga, Japan, and received an MFA in Directing from Columbia University.