An ensemble member since 2003, Jeff’s directing work for Irish Theatre Of Chicago includes both productions of MOJO MICKYBO as well as SHINING CITY, OUR FATHER, and A WHISTLE IN THE DARK. Jeff has appeared onstage for ITC in both productions of THE WEIR, as well as THE MY WAY RESIDENTIAL, LAY ME DOWN SOFTLY, THE SHADOW OF A GUNMAN, OUR FATHER, SCENES FROM THE BIG PICTURE, WAR, and David Cromer’s production of JOURNEY’S END. He shared in three Jeff Awards with The Journeymen’s ANGELS IN AMERICA, and directed THE SKIN OF OUR TEETH for The Artistic Home, PROOF and DRIVING MISS DAISY for New American Theater, ROMEO & JULIET, THE RIVALS, 50 MINUTE HAMLET, AS YOU LIKE IT, LOVE’S LABOURS LOST, A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM, and TWO GENTLEMEN OF VERONA for Lakeside Shakespeare; THE PLOUGH AND THE STARS, MIDDLETOWN, and the original sketch comedy show RU SERIOUS? for Roosevelt University, KILL ME for WildClaw Theatre; and also directed James Krag’s one man show, ACCORDING TO MARK. Additional acting credits include work with Writers’ Theatre, Chicago Shakespeare, The Women’s Project of New York, The Tennessee Williams Festival, Syracuse Stage, Indiana Rep., Chicago Dramatists, Milwaukee Rep, Madison Rep, The Artistic Home, Lakeside Shakespeare, Artists’ Ensemble, Illinois Theatre Center and New American Theatre. Film and television credits include BATMAN BEGINS, SHAMELESS, CHICAGO PD, WITCHES’ NIGHT, THE EXPRESS, THE POKER HOUSE, HAPPY HOUR, HELIX, PICKMAN’S MUSE, CYRUS, and GOOD PEOPLE. Jeff was the Artistic Director of The Shakespeare Project of Chicago for eight seasons and directed his adaptations of Dickens, Moliere, Ibsen, Euripides, Shakespeare, Marlowe, and Goethe. Jeff teaches directing in Columbia College’s Department of Cinema Art + Science, and was the 2014 recipient of The Excellence In Teaching Award.