1. The best directors are those who know how to communicate with actors.

2. The ideal actor-director relationship is never adversarial and always complementary.

3. Rehearsals are for exploration and discovery, not reveling in the safety of what's already known.

Jason McCool was the Artistic Director of Solas Nua in Boston, and directed many of the company's readings at The Burren in Davis Square, Somerville, MA. He studied directing under Joy Zinoman at the Studio Theatre in Washington, DC, and has directed intermittently in Washington and Boston. Click on the postcards below to find out more about each individual show. All graphic design (save the first postcard) by Jason McCool.

I am (potentially) interested in directing your show. I can be reached at