Jason Bohon

Movement, Mask, DevisingSchool of Drama

Jason Bohon

Drama professor Jason Bohon previously taught in the Department of Theatre & Dance at the University of Kansas and in the M.F.A. Actor training program at the University of Missouri- Kansas City. He has also taught in the B.F.A. Musical Theatre program at Drake University and the B.F.A. Actor training program at the University of Minnesota/Guthrie Theatre.

Career Highlights

  • Actor-creator and Producing Director for Split Knuckle Theatre, a devising theatre company based in New York and Connecticut.
  • Split Knuckle teamed with Korn/Ferry International, a global leadership-training firm, to develop Split Knuckle's production of "Endurance" into a performance-training tool for business leaders around the world. This production toured from Connecticut to New York, London, Paris, Athens, Frankfurt, Prague, Bangkok and the Netherlands.
  • Specializes in mask, movement and devising techniques rooted in the pedagogy of Jacques Lecoq.
  • Holds a 500-hour yoga instructor certification through the Yoga Alliance.
  • Executive Business Coach with Exec/Comm, a communication skills firm based in New York City.

Awards, Recognitions and Honors

  • Split Knuckle's partnership with Korn/Ferry International was recognized in American Theatre magazine, "The Americans Are Coming."
  • Best Ensemble Award at the New York International Fringe Festival for Split Knuckle Theatre's "The Curious Case of Phineas Gage."
  • Connecticut Critics Circle Award for Outstanding Production and Connecticut's Best Theatre Productions for Split Knuckle Theatre's "Endurance" in residence at Long Wharf Theatre.

Organizations

  • National Alliance of Acting Teachers (NAAT)
  • Actors Equity Association (AEA)
  • Association of Theatre Movement Educators (ATME)
  • Network of Ensemble Theaters (NET)
  • Association of Performing Arts Professionals (APAP)
  • Theatre Communications Group (TCG)
  • Lincoln Center Directors Lab

Education

M.F.A. Physical TheatreLondon International School of Performing Arts/Naropa University

B.F.A. Theater PerformanceUniversity of Central Missouri

B.A. English LiteratureUniversity of Central Missouri