Jerrell Henderson

JERRELL L. HENDERSON is a director and teaching artist. Recent directing credits include Bud, Not Buddy at the Children’s Theatre of Charlotte and The Caucasian Chalk Circle at Franklin & Marshall College. Other credits include The Healer: A Workshop Production with Pegasus Theatre Chicago/Spring Muse Festival at Chicago Dramatists and A Year With Frog and Toad at Northwestern University. As an assistant director, Jerrell has worked with The Goodman Theatre, Steppenwolf Theatre, and Lookingglass Theatre. As an acting instructor, Jerrell worked with the Walnut Street Theatre in Philadelphia, PA for nine years, splitting his time between teaching performance classes, devising and directing scripts with students, and directing several professional outreach productions for the education department. He received a BA in Theatre Arts from The Pennsylvania State University, an MFA in Directing from Northwestern University, is a member of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab and currently a member of Victory Gardens Directors Inclusion Initiative.