Jacqueline Stone is honored to be a co-founder and the current Artistic Director of TUTA. As an actress, she has appeared in numerous TUTA productions including The Wedding (1996, 2010, 2011), The Hour, Alice, Little Prince, Birds, Still Life In Color, Uncle Vanya (2008, 2009), Baal, and Fulton Street Sessions. Other Chicago theatres she has worked with include Chicago Dramatists, The Second City, Prop Thtr, 20% Theatre Company, WNEP Theatre, New Leaf Theatre Co., BackStage Theatre Co., Brown Couch Theatre Co., and Improv Olympic.
Stone has directed the world premiere stage and touring productions of Don't Let The Pigeon Drive the Bus! (based on the Caldecott winning book series) and the Midwest premiere of Junie B. Jones, in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells! (based on the best-selling series) at Emerald City Theatre Company. In 2012, Stone directed the world premiere of Chelsea Marcantal's Devour at 20% Theatre Company.
Jacqueline is the co-founder of Sirens, the longest running all-female improv group in the country. She currently appears in their long-running Sunday Series at The Second City.
She is a faculty member at The Second City, TUTA, Columbia College, and serves as the Education Director for Emerald City Theatre Company. Having taught all over the world for more than 15 years, some of her favorite freelance teaching jobs have included The Faculty of Dramatic Arts (Belgrade, Serbia), Sprout Improv (UK), Chicago Improv Festival, Miami Improv Festival, AATE National Conference, Ford Motor Company, Duke University's FUQUA School of Business, Young President's Association, UCLA, and University of Chicago.
This spring, Stone will direct the US premiere of The Silent Language by Serbian playwright Miodrag Stanisavljevic at TUTA.
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