Jon Tracy works as a director, playwright, designer and educator with such companies as Shotgun Players (Company Member; writer/director of The Farm, The Salt Plays Pt. 1: In the Wound, The Salt Plays Pt. 2: Of the Earth, directing their upcoming Strangers, Babies, and is under commision to write and direct Hoodlum, a new opera based on Robin Hood), The SF Playhouse (directed Man of La Mancha, Bug, Slasher, Bloody, Bloody Andrew Jackson, and Aaron Loeb’s award winning First Person Shooter, as well as being under commission to write All of the Above (and adaptation of the story of Joan of Arc)), Magic Theatre (directing Any Given Day and Terminus), Marin Theatre Company (directing It's a Wonderful Life: A Live Radio Play and the upcoming Jacob Marley's Christmas Carol), American Conservatory Theatre (directed their MFA students in The Rainmaker, The Diviners), Aurora Theatre (developed Ron Campbell’s Sinker and directing The Elaborate Entrance of Chad Diety and their upcoming Gideon's Knot), Darkroom Productions (Founder, Former Artistic Director; directed and designed productions of Macbeth, subUrbia, King Lear, Marisol, Some Devil Whisper (his movement adaptation of Titus Andronicus) and The Good News, which he also wrote), Willows Theatre (directed the West Coast premiere of Evil Dead: The Musical), Impact Theatre (writer/director of See How We Are and the upcoming VS.), TheatreFIRST (directed Grapes of Wrath), Sonoma County Repertory (directed Nixon’s Nixon, Welcome Home, Jenny Sutter, Macbeth as well as having adapted A Christmas Carol), New Conservatory Theatre (Bay Area Critics Circle Nomination for Fight Choreography of R & J), Missouri St. Theatre (writer/director of the award winning Chatterbox: The Anne Frank Project), Solano Repertory Company (directed subUrbia, Speed-the-Plow, and Midsummer), Traveling Lantern Theatre Company (former Artistic Director), and the San Francisco, Marin, Carmel, Napa, Sebastopol, and Lake Tahoe Shakespeare Festivals. Jon is a Company Member and Resident Director for PlayGround (developed Geetha Reddy’s The Safe House and director of Manic Pixie Dream Girl), an Associate Artist at The Berkeley Playhouse (director of The BFG, The Wizard of Oz, Narnia, Pirates of Penzance, Guys and Dolls, and the writer/director of Born and Raised as well as core instructor for their youth programs) and an Affiliate Artist with Marin Shakespeare Company. A graduate of Solano College Theatre’s Actor Training Program, he is also the recipient of the Kennedy Center Meritorious Achievement Award, fifteen North Bay Arty Awards, a Sacramento Elly Award, Bay Area Critics Circle Award and is a grant recipient from Theatre Bay Area and the National Endowment for the Arts. He is a proud member of SDC, the union for stage directors and choreographers.