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Jason (he/him/el) is a New York-based Mexican-American director, bookwriter, and choreographer, specializing in new musical development and reinvestigating the traditional American book musical. He aims to inspire audiences’ imaginations, spark curiosity, and compel patrons to be skeptical of the ... (read complete bio)
 

Jason Aguirre Biography

Jason (he/him/el) is a New York-based Mexican-American director, bookwriter, and choreographer, specializing in new musical development and reinvestigating the traditional American book musical. He aims to inspire audiences‚Äô imaginations, spark curiosity, and compel patrons to be skeptical of the status quo. Jason strives to be radically inclusive in his practices while delivering a theatrical Flintstone vitamin to audiences ‚ÄĒ a socio-political message served through candy-coated entertainment.

Jason is a SDCF Fellow, a member of the Directors Group at Roundabout Theatre Company, a member of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theatre Librettist Workshop, a founding member of Theatre Now’s National Musical Writers Group, a graduate of the George and Joy Abbott MFA in Musical Theatre Collaboration at Temple University, and a recipient of Temple University’s Future Faculty Fellowship.

Jason is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild, an Associate Member of the Stage Directors and Choreographer Association, and currently serves as the Associate Artistic Director of Theatre Now New York.






Jason Aguirre News

Danny Marin And More Will Mourn Panic! At The Disco With New Show At Green Room 42 Photo Danny Marin And More Will Mourn Panic! At The Disco With New Show At Green Room 42
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 21, 2023

Danny Marin (Drunk Musicals) is back at The Green Room 42 and is in deep mourning. On January 24, 2023, Brendon Urie announced Panic! At The Disco is over! The group's last remaining original member is turning attention toward family life and, while we respect his wishes, we hate that for us.

Photos: Go Inside Vineyard Theatre's Emerging Artists Celebration Photo Photos: Go Inside Vineyard Theatre's Emerging Artists Celebration
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2022

See photos of Vineyard Theatre Artistic Directors Douglas Aibel and Sarah Stern presenting T. Adamson the 2022-23 Paula Vogel Playwriting Award. Adamson was presented with the award at The Vineyard's Emerging Artists Celebration on Tuesday, November 15. 

BWW Review:  THE EVOLUTION OF (HENRY) MANN by American Theatre Group in Basking Ridge Photo BWW Review: THE EVOLUTION OF (HENRY) MANN by American Theatre Group in Basking Ridge Charms
by Marina Kennedy - Oct 18, 2021

American Theatre Group (ATG) is now presenting their season opener, 'The Evolution of (Henry) Mann.'  This new, modern musical is sure to be a crowd pleaser with its clever theme, a memorable score, and a multi-talented cast.

American Theater Group's THE EVOLUTION OF (HENRY) MANN Premieres at The Fellowship Cu Photo American Theater Group's THE EVOLUTION OF (HENRY) MANN Premieres at The Fellowship Cultural Arts Center
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 11, 2021

When the American Theater Group's The Evolution of (Henry) Mann premieres at The Fellowship Cultural Arts Center this week, it will mark not only a reimagined version of a promising new musical, but also the culmination of 40+ year friendship between composer/lyricist Douglas J. Cohen and ATG's Producing Artistic Director Jim Vagias.

The Tank Presents DURRA LEUNG's LULLABIES FOR MOTHERF*CKER'S VOL.1 Photo The Tank Presents DURRA LEUNG's LULLABIES FOR MOTHERF*CKER'S VOL.1
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 11, 2021

Musical theatre writer Durra Leung is one of 500 New York City-based artists to receive $5,000 through the City Artist Corps Grants program, presented by The New York Foundation for the Arts and the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, with support from the Mayor's Office of Media and Entertainment as well as Queens Theatre.

The Tank Announces Schedule for City Artist Corps Grantee Performances Photo The Tank Announces Schedule for City Artist Corps Grantee Performances
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 1, 2021

The Tank announced today the programming schedule for the City Artist Corps Grantee Performances. From now until October 31st, the Tank is presenting FREE in-person programming highlighting the work of 14 City Artist Corps Grantees.

American Theater Group to Launch New Season With THE EVOLUTION OF (HENRY) MANN Photo American Theater Group to Launch New Season With THE EVOLUTION OF (HENRY) MANN
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 28, 2021

The American Theater Group, Somerset County’s newest professional theater company, will present a reimagined version of The Evolution of (Henry) Mann as its 2021-22 season opener. The new musical, by composer Douglas Cohen (Children’s Letters to God) and Dan Elish (13) is an engaging, light-hearted look at finding love in today’s modern world.

American Theater Group Announces 2021-22 Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 30, 2021

The American Theater Group (ATG), Somerset County’s newest professional theater company, proudly announces its 2021-22 season, as it begins its residence at the Mitchell and Ann Sieminski Theater at the Fellowship Cultural Arts Center in Basking Ridge, NJ.  

Theatre Now Launches Musical Theatre Workshop For Young Writers Photo Theatre Now Launches Musical Theatre Workshop For Young Writers
by Stephi Wild - Aug 30, 2021

Theater Now New York (TNNY), an artist service organization dedicated to the development, production, publication, and circulation of short and long-form musicals, will bring a Musical Theatre Workshop for Young Writers to New York City public high schools this fall.

Theatre Now Names Jason Aguirre As Associate Artistic Director Photo Theatre Now Names Jason Aguirre As Associate Artistic Director
by Stephi Wild - Aug 28, 2021

Theater Now New York (TNNY), an artist service organization and one of the nation's leading producers of short-form musicals, announced today that Jason Aguirre has been named its Associate Artistic Director.