Jonathan Wilson is a professor of theatre and drama in Loyola University’s Department of Fine and Performing Arts and has also been actively involved in the professional theater in Chicago and around the country. In Chicago, his work has been seen at the Court, Goodman, Northlight, Organic, Pegasus Players, Steppenwolf and Victory Gardens theater companies. Outside Chicago, he has directed successful productions at Circle-in-the-Square in New York, Arena Stage in Washington, D.C., Hartford Stage in Connecticut, Alley Theatre in Houston, the Seattle Repertory Theatre, and Playhouse in the Park in Cincinnati. He directed Athol Fugard's PLAYLAND for Steppenwolf Theatre Company in 1994. Wilson has received several Jeff Award nominations for his direction and received the award in 2006 for TWO TRAINS RUNNING at Pegasus. Wilson holds degrees in play direction from Daeman College in Buffalo, New York, the University of Cincinnati, and Northwestern University.