Jason (he/him/his/el) is a New York-based Mexican-American Director, Choreographer, and Librettist specializing in new musical development and immersive works. His work aims to inspire audiences’ imaginations, spark curiosity, and compel patrons to be skeptical of the status quo.
Jason is a candidate for the George and Joy Abbott MFA in Musical Theatre Collaboration at Temple University, studies with the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Librettist Workshop, and a recipient of Temple University’s Future Faculty Fellowship. He has also studied with The Upright Citizens Brigade, The Groundlings, and the Broadway Dance Center Professional Semester.
As a writer and performer, he has worked at La Mama Experimental Theatre Club, Ars Nova, and with 5 Senses Theatre’s krav. Musicals in development include Sick Moves! (or The Dancing Plague of 1518) – a pop/rock musical comedy reimagining of the mysterious dancing plague, A Trip to the Moon – a rock-operetta inspired by Georges Méliès Le Voyage dans la Lune, and BRANDED – a Sci-Fi musical comedy about identity politics in the 21st Century.
Recent directing credits include Peter and The Starcatcher, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, and Disney’s The Little Mermaid.
Associate Member of the
Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.