Jacqueline Stone

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR & CO-FOUNDER

2017 Gentle (Artistic Director)
2016 The Edge of Our Bodies (Director)
2015 Music Hall (Artistic Director)
2014 The Anyway Cabaret (an animal cabaret) (Director)
2013 The Silent Language (Director)
2012 Fulton Street Sessions
2011 The Wedding (remount) (The Wife)
2010 Baal (Emilie)
2010 The Wedding (The Wife)
2009 Uncle Vanya (Sonya)
2008 Uncle Vanya (Sonya)
2005 Still Life in Color (Other Girl)
2005 Birds (various)
2004 The Sweet Little Prince (various)
2003 Alice (various)
2002 The Hour We Knew Nothing Of Each Other (various)
1996 The Wedding/The Chalk Cross/The Beggar (Wife)

Jacqueline Stone is honored to be co-founder and Artistic Director of TUTA.  Her TUTA directing credits include the Chicago premiere and upcoming New York premiere (59E59 Theaters) of Adam Rapp's The Edge of Our Bodies, the world premiere of The Anyway Cabaret (an animal cabaret), and the U.S. premiere of The Silent Language.  Her TUTA performance credits include Fulton Street Sessions, Baal, The Wedding (1996, 2010, 2011), Uncle Vanya (2008, 2009), A Still Life In Color, The Birds, The Sweet Little Prince, Alice, and The Hour.  

In addition to TUTA, Stone is the Artistic Director of Emerald City Theatre Company, Chicago's largest professional theatre serving young audiences.  ECT directing credits include the Chicago premiere of Ken Ludwig's 'Twas The Night Before Christmas (Broadway Playhouse), the Chicago premiere of The Snowy Day & Other Stories, the world premiere of Mother Goose's Garden, Junie B. Jones, Ramona Quimby, and the world premiere of Mo Willems' Don't Let the Pigeon Drive the Bus.  

Other Chicago directing credits include Chicago Dramatists, Broadway in Chicago, Piven Theatre, The Second City,  Akvavit Theatre, Step Up Productions, 20% Theatre Company, You & Me Productions, and DCASE. 

Jacqueline is co-founder of Sirens, the longest running all-female improv group in the country.  She has appeared and created over 200 original shows with them.

Stone taught acting and improvisation at The Second City for ten years and Columbia College Chicago for five years.  She spent twelve years as Emerald City Theatre's Education Director, building and fostering new acting programs for young people ages 3.5 - 13 years old.  Other select teaching credits include The Faculty of Dramatic Arts (Belgrade, Serbia), Chicago Improv Festival, Miami Improv Festival, Duke University's FUQUA School of Business, UCLA, and University of Chicago.


TUTA is partially supported by Arts Work Fund for Organizational Development, The Light A City Fund, The Gaylord and Dorothy Donnelley Foundation, Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation, The Richard H. Driehaus Foundation, City Arts I and the City of Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs, The Illinois Arts Council, a state agency, The Saints, and Promet Source.