Thank you for coming to our Director's Workshop with Jonah Hagans!

Updated: Apr 14


The workshop has concluded. Thank you to all who attended! We look forward to seeing you again soon!


Are you curious about directing a stage play but not sure where to start? Come join us for a Zoom workshop with one of our experienced directors to learn the ropes!


When: Saturday, November 21st & 28th. 3pm- 6pm (JST)

Where: Zoom meeting

Materials needed: A device on which you can access Zoom. Access to a script you would like to focus on.

Sign up Here!

Payment: 1500 yen donation


In this workshop, we'll discuss:

  • How to break down a script into manageable elements

  • Creating a vision board to keep continuity

  • The research process

  • Best casting practices

  • Conveying your vision to the actors

  • Working with designers

  • Overcoming limitations

  • Understanding a budget and the director’s obligation to the budget

  • Time management and the production schedule

  • Troubleshooting 

You will be contacted by the organizers with more details and your Zoom link once you have signed up and paid. Please note places are limited; a waitlist will be available!


About the Instructor: 

Jonah has been involved in theater for most of his life and has directed more than a dozen productions for TIP including The Rocky Horror Show, Diary of Anne Frank, Avenue Q, and most recently Hand To God. His professional work includes feature films, network television series, commercials, voice-over and narration work, and stage work including over 10 years of national tours in both America and Japan.


We look forward to seeing you there!