ABOUT

Jack F. Serio is a New York based theatre director.

Select directing credits at New York University include: Our TownThe Woods Decay, KinIncognito, Bull, and Lungs, and for The Boston Teen Acting Troupe: the world premiere of MJ Halberstadt’s i don’t know where we’re going but i promise we’re lost, David West Read’s The Dream of The Burning Boy, All My Sons, Red, 'Art', God of Carnage, and Someone Who'll Watch Over Me.

As an assistant director, Jack has had the privilege of working with Austin Pendleton, Alex Timbers, Lee Sunday Evans, Knud Adams, Gabriel Barre, Alex Greenfield, and DJ Mendel.

Born and raised in Boston, MA, he was the founding Artistic Director of The Boston Teen Acting Troupe, a nationally recognized professional teen theatre company. His work for The Boston Teen Acting Troupe was featured in The New York Times, on National Public Radio and in The Boston Globe.

Jack has also worked for Tom Kirdahy Productions and assisted them and Terrance McNally on the Broadway productions of both It's Only A Play and The Visit.

He occasionally writes for HowlRound and works as an artistic consultant for actor/comedian Aasif Mandvi.

He currently has projects in development with Ars Nova and PUBLIC Arts.

Jack is the great-grandson of Oreste Fabrizi, an Italian socialist who was chased out of Italy in the early 20th century for conspiring to assassinate Benito Mussolini. Oreste immigrated to NYC and ran an anarchist Italian newspaper on East 4th Street. Jack hopes to carry on his great-grandfather’s anarchic legacy.

BFA: NYU.

 
photo: emilio madrid-kuser