Jason Richards

Acting Company, 15th season

Dogberry- Much Ado About Nothing, Man- Did You Hear Thunder?

Playwright/Director- The Witch of Pickle Patch

Jason, an East Texas native, is celebrating fifteen years at TSF. During this time he has served the Festival as an actor, director, Company Manager, Production Manager, Education Director, Festival Associate, and playwright. Past TSF acting credits include: Rick Steadman in The Nerd, Garry/Roger in Noises Off, Banquo in Macbeth, and Charlie in The Foreigner. Other acting credits include: Lysander in A Midsummer Night’s Dream, Lady Bracknell in The Importance of Being Earnest, and George in All My Sons. TSF has produced several of his plays including: Quest for the Lost Chalice, The Enchanted Forest, The Lost Prince, The Princess and the Players, and Spirit of the Sea. Jason works for ArtsView Children’s Theatre in Longview as the Artistic Director and General Manager. He received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Directing from Baylor University and his Master of Fine Arts in Acting from the University of Nebraska. He is an avid reader, trail runner, and baseball fan (Red Sox!). Enjoy the shows!


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