Jamie Abelson

Jamie Abelson has worked as an arts educator for Chicago Children’s Theatre, Steppenwolf for Young Adults, Silk Road Rising, the Stella Adler Studio (NYC), and Facets Multimedia. He has written and directed shows for children on the autism spectrum for Chicago Children’s Theatre’s Red Kite Program and has directed numerous Shakespeare productions with high school students in New York City. Jamie also served for three years as the School Coordinator for the professional actor training program at Steppenwolf. Currently, Jamie works for the CCT as the Associate Artistic Director. Jamie is also an actor and director and recently played the role of Ishmael in Lookingglass Theatres’ production of Moby Dick and directed CCT’s production of Wake Up, Brother Bear! He holds a BFA in Drama from the Tisch School at NYU. (Bio as of 2020)

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