Artistic Director - New York Training Center
Jonald Jude Reyes (he/him) is a teacher & director from Chicago by way of Rutgers University in New Jersey. As a director, Jonald was honored to be named Chicago Reader’s “Best of Chicago” Best Stage Director in 2016. He was a member of the Directors Lab at Lincoln Center Theater (2017) and DirectorsLabChicago (2016). Jonald was the creative lead & director of It's A Bao Damn Time (The Second City Victor Wong Fellowship 2023), and Welcome to The Party (The Second City Bob Curry Fellowship 2021). His other notable directing credits include The Second City Touring Company; Stir Friday Night's We Are Asian. We Do Comedy. (Steppenwolf Theatre's LookOut Series); Hyde Ya Kids, Hyde Ya Park (The Revival); and the 30th anniversary of Splatter Theater (The Annoyance Theatre). He has been the Assistant to the Director for Do You Believe In Madness? (The Second City's 108th Mainstage revue); The Second City's Left Leaning and Always Right (Berkeley Rep); and Generation Gap (Kennedy Center). Jonald is a founding member of Stepping Stone Theater and Clash On Clark in Chicago. He is also an Associate Member of the Stage Directors & Choreographers Society. More info at jonaldjude.com.