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Jason A. Fliess is a graduate of the Theatre School at
DePaul University (MFA in Directing, class of 2007). Working under his
professional name, Jason A. Fleece, he is the co-Artistic Director of Stage
Left Theatre, and is a professional director in the Chicago area. At Stage
Left, Jason has directed the Chicago premiere of Dan O’Brien’s The Body of
an American, the world premiere of Warped by Barbara Lhota, and
Arthur Miller’s adaptation of Ibsen’s An Enemy of the People, as well as
helping to workshop several new plays as part of Stage Left’s Downstage Left
Residencies and LeapFest, their annual festival of new plays. Jason has also
directed, dramaturged, and dialect coached around town, most recently for
Pegasus Theatre Chicago, BoHo Theatre, and Lifeline Theatre, among others.
Jason is an adjunct instructor both at DePaul and at Oakton Community College.