Jason Parrish**†

Jason Parrish**†

Associate Artistic Director



 is an Ensemble Member in his 18th season with Florida Rep, currently serving as Associate Artistic Director. His directing credits with Florida Rep include Buddy: the Buddy Holly Story, Let’s Fall in Love: A World Premiere Cabaret (which he co-created), the National New Play Network Rolling World premiere of Alabaster, A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder, Million Dollar Quartet, Steel Magnolias, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, A Christmas Story, The Fantasticks, and Tru, as well as Ella Enchanted, The Lion the Witch & the Wardrobe, Curious George: the Golden Meatball, Miss Nelson is Missing, the world premiere commission of Journey to Oz, and many more for Florida Rep’s Theatre for Young Audience Series. His over 30 appearances with the company include Driving Miss Daisy, Cabaret, How the Other Half Loves, The Dingdong, Twelve Angry Men, Around the World in 80 Days, Clybourne Park, Miracle on South Division Street, 2014’s nationally acclaimed production of Arsenic and Old Lace, and six years in David Sedaris’ one-man-show, The Santaland Diaries. Under his direction, Florida Rep’s PlayLab has produced over thirty new play readings, including commissions and World Premiere productions of Split in Three by Daryl Lisa Fazio, Doublewide by Stephen Spotswood, George Washington’s Teeth by Mark St. Germain, Alabaster by Audrey Cefaly, and more. Jason’s work with other theatres as an actor and director includes The Artis–Naples & the Naples Philharmonic, Actors’ Playhouse (Miami), Riverside Theatre (Vero Beach), Theatre by the Sea & Ocean State Theatre Company (Rhode Island), and guest appearances with the New York Philharmonic’s Young People’s Concert Series at Lincoln Center. He is a proud member of Actors’ Equity Association and the Society of Stage Directors & Choreographers Society, and currently serves as the president of the Florida Professional Theatres Association. Visit him online at www.jasonparrish.net

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