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JC Clementz

 
Bio:
JC Clementz is the Casting Director at Steppenwolf Theatre Company and a freelance stage director. As Casting Director at Steppenwolf, and previously at Milwaukee Repertory Theater, JC has cast productions out of Chicago and New York City. Highlights include the world premieres of Tracy Letts' Linda ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
JC Clementz is the Casting Director at Steppenwolf Theatre Company and a freelance stage director. As Casting Director at Steppenwolf, and previously at Milwaukee Repertory Theater, JC has cast productions out of Chicago and New York City. Highlights include the world premieres of Tracy Letts' Linda ... (read complete bio)

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[Chicago, 2018]
Casting Director

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Hallie Gordon, Johnathan Berry and JC Clementz Photo

Hallie Gordon, Johnathan Berry and JC Clementz

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09/20/2019

 

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JC Clementz Biography

JC Clementz is the Casting Director at Steppenwolf Theatre Company and a freelance stage director. As Casting Director at Steppenwolf, and previously at Milwaukee Repertory Theater, JC has cast productions out of Chicago and New York City. Highlights include the world premieres of Tracy Letts' Linda Vista (also on Broadway and at Center Theatre Group), The Minutes, The Doppelganger (an international farce) starring Rainn Wilson, and Antoinette Nwandu's Pass Over, which was filmed at Steppenwolf by Spike Lee and made its debut at the 2018 Sundance Film Festival. As a freelance director his credits include The All Night Strut!, Murder for Two, Irving Berlin?s I Love a Piano, The Devil?s Music: The Life and Blues of Bessie Smith, The Doyle & Debbie Show, Forever Plaid (Milwaukee Rep), Waiting: A Song Cycle (The World?s Stage/Cherry Lane, NYC), and Murder for Two (Merrimack Rep). He holds an MFA in Directing from Western Illinois University, and is a proud member of SDC and The Casting Society of America .




JC Clementz News

Cast Announced For Rajiv Joseph's KING JAMES at Center Theatre Group Photo Cast Announced For Rajiv Joseph's KING JAMES at Center Theatre Group
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 29, 2022

Casting has been announced for the World premiere production of Rajiv Joseph's new work “King James,” coming to Center Theatre Group / Mark Taper Forum June 1 through July 3, 2022. Tony and Obie Award-winning director Kenny Leon will direct this new play from the Pulitzer Prize-short lister co-commissioned by Center Theatre Group and Steppenwolf Theatre Company.

Agatha Christie's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS to be Presented at Milwaukee Repertory Photo Agatha Christie's MURDER ON THE ORIENT EXPRESS to be Presented at Milwaukee Repertory Theater
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 26, 2022

 Milwaukee Repertory Theater will present Agatha Christie’s Murder on the Orient Express in the Quadracci Powerhouse, May 31 – July 1, 2022.  Adapted for the stage by Ken Ludwig and Directed by Annika Boras, Murder on the Orient Express takes eight suspects on one thrilling ride.

Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for SEAGULL at Steppenwolf Photo Photos: Go Inside Rehearsals for SEAGULL at Steppenwolf
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 13, 2022

Steppenwolf Theatre Company, the nation’s premier ensemble theater company, is opening its stunning new in-the-round Ensemble Theater in Honor of Helen Zell with ensemble member Yasen Peyankov’s extraordinarily funny and lyrical adaptation of Anton Chekhov’s Seagull, April 28–June 12, 2022.

Steppenwolf to Stream I AM NOT YOUR PERFECT MEXICAN DAUGHTER Audio Play Photo Steppenwolf to Stream I AM NOT YOUR PERFECT MEXICAN DAUGHTER Audio Play
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 28, 2022

Next month Steppenwolf for Young Adults will rerelease its popular audio adaptation of I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter, free to all Chicagoland teachers and students April 25–May 22, 2022.

Steppenwolf's KING JAMES Premiere & New 4-Play Deal on Sale Now Photo Steppenwolf's KING JAMES Premiere & New 4-Play Deal on Sale Now
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 25, 2022

Steppenwolf Theatre Company will present its world premiere production of King James by ensemble member Rajiv Joseph, staged by acclaimed Tony and Obie Award-winning director Kenny Leon in Steppenwolf’s Downstairs Theater, March 3–April 10, 2022 (opening March 13).

The Casting Society of America Announces 37th Artios Awards Nominations Photo The Casting Society of America Announces 37th Artios Awards Nominations
by Michael Major - Nov 23, 2021

Since Broadway had been dark throughout the nomination process, the society would instead honor virtual theatre productions that happened throughout the year, naming it the Virtual Theatre Award. Other nominees include Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist, Girls5Eva, Ted Lasso, Bridgerton, Wandavision, Shrill, This Is Us, The Queen's Gambit, and more.

Photos: First Look at Tracy Letts' BUG at Steppenwolf Theatre Company Photo Photos: First Look at Tracy Letts' BUG at Steppenwolf Theatre Company
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2021

Steppenwolf Theatre Company will welcome audiences back for in-person performances for the first time in 20 months with its acclaimed and extraordinary revival of Bug by Pulitzer Prize and Tony award-winning ensemble member Tracy Letts, in the Downstairs Theater November 11 – December 12, 2021 (opening November 14).

Mary Hollis Inboden Joins Actors Training Center's THE SHOW GOES ON Photo Mary Hollis Inboden Joins Actors Training Center's THE SHOW GOES ON
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 18, 2021

Actors Training Center  is continuing to add more star power, unforgettable performances and two raffle prizes to its annual fundraiser, The Show Goes On, with streaming beginning Sunday, April 25 at 4 p.m. CDT via the Swell Fundraising site.

Steppenwolf Streams DUCHESS! DUCHESS! DUCHESS! Photo Steppenwolf Streams DUCHESS! DUCHESS! DUCHESS!
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2021

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents Duchess! Duchess! Duchess! by emerging playwright Vivian J.O. Barnes, the fourth of six productions debuting on its Steppenwolf NOW virtual stage.

I AM NOT YOUR PERFECT MEXICAN DAUGHTER Audio Adaptation Announced Photo I AM NOT YOUR PERFECT MEXICAN DAUGHTER Audio Adaptation Announced
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 9, 2021

Steppenwolf has announced a new offering joining the virtual lineup—the world premiere audio adaptation of I Am Not Your Perfect Mexican Daughter, based on the book by Erika L. Sánchez and adapted for audio from the stage play by acclaimed playwright Isaac Gómez and co-directed by ensemble members Sandra Marquez and Audrey Francis.

JC Clementz Videos

VIDEO: First Look at THE NERD at Milwaukee Rep VideoVIDEO: First Look at THE NERD at Milwaukee Rep
by Stage Tube - Nov 20, 2019

Milwaukee Repertory Theater is revisiting a Rep classic November 12 a?" December 15, 2019 with The Nerd by Larry Shue.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Tina Landau's MS. BLAKK FOR PRESIDENT at Steppenwolf VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Tina Landau's MS. BLAKK FOR PRESIDENT at Steppenwolf
by Alan Henry - Jun 6, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Steppenwolf Theatre Company's world premiere of MS. BLAKK FOR PRESIDENT, co-written by ensemble members Tina Landau (SpongeBob SquarePants: The Broadway Musical) and Tarell Alvin McCraney (Moonlight, Academy Award). Conceived by Tina Landau, she also directs this true and little-known Chicago story that will star Tarell Alvin McCraney as Ms. Joan Jett Blakk. Joining McCraney in the cast are Patrick Andrews, Molly Brennan, Daniel Kyri, Jon Hudson Odom and Sawyer Smith.

VIDEO: Behind the Scenes with BLKS Playwright Aziza Barnes VideoVIDEO: Behind the Scenes with BLKS Playwright Aziza Barnes
by Stage Tube - Nov 22, 2017

Steppenwolf Theatre Company presents the world premiere production of BLKS by award-winning poet and playwright Aziza Barnes and directed by Nataki Garrett. An uproarious and frank play, the acclaimed Chicago-based cast features ensemble member Namir Smallwood (Justin /Sosa/Dominican Dude) with Leea Ayers (June), Nora Carroll (Octavia), Celeste Cooper (Imani), Danielle Davis (Ry) and Kelly O'Sullivan (That Bitch on the Couch/White Woman). Below, check out an interview with playwright Aziza Barnes as she talks about BLKS!

Video: Steppenwolf Announces BLKS SALON SERIES VideoVideo: Steppenwolf Announces BLKS SALON SERIES
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 2, 2017

In conjunction with the world premiere of BLKS by acclaimed poet/playwright Aziza Barnes this December, Steppenwolf Theatre Company has collaborated with Barnes to bring a beautiful lineup of Black artists, queer artists, women-identified artists, artists of color and their communities to Steppenwolf's LookOut Series. The BLKS Salon Series celebrates the themes and conversations sparked by Barnes's play an ingenious portrait of a day in the life of four young black women in New York City.

STAGE TUBE: Watch a Riveting New Trailer for MONSTER at Steppenwolf for Young Adults
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2017

The nationally recognized Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) brings a gripping world premiere adaptation of Walter Dean Myers' award-winning novel, Monster, to the Steppenwolf stage. Adapted by Aaron Carter and directed by SYA Artistic Director Hallie Gordon, the show tells the story of Steve Harmon, an African American teenager and aspiring filmmaker who is on trial for felony murder. Click below to watch a dramatic new trailer for the production!

STAGE TUBE: Watch a Riveting New Trailer for MONSTER at Steppenwolf for Young Adults
by Stage Tube - Feb 8, 2017

The nationally recognized Steppenwolf for Young Adults (SYA) brings a gripping world premiere adaptation of Walter Dean Myers' award-winning novel, Monster, to the Steppenwolf stage. Adapted by Aaron Carter and directed by SYA Artistic Director Hallie Gordon, the show tells the story of Steve Harmon, an African American teenager and aspiring filmmaker who is on trial for felony murder. Click below to watch a dramatic new trailer for the production!