Jonathon Young is co-founder and current Artistic Director of Electric Company Theatre.
He has collaborated on the making of over a dozen original productions since the company began creating work together in 1996, including: Tear the Curtain (a film/theatre hybrid for Arts Club Theatre and Canadian Stage), No Exit (a conceptual re-working of Jean-Paul Sartre's play performed in Vancouver, Calgary, Toronto, and San Francisco) and Studies in Motion (Vancouver Playhouse, Edmonton's Citadel Theatre, Theatre Calgary, and at Canadian Stage in Toronto).
In addition, Jonathon works across the country on stage and screen as a freelance actor. Some recent productions include: The Waiting Room (Arts Club Theatre), The Great Gatsby (Theatre Calgary), Hamlet (Bard on the Beach Festival), This (Canadian Stage), and All the Way Home (Electric Company Theatre. He is the recipient of numerous Jessie Richardson awards for acting and writing.
Reflections on Grief
How do artists reflect grief back to us in their art?
Perth Writers Festival Precinct
Tuesday 14 February
There is not a show in the program that didn't stir some kind of interest in me. But there are five shows I'm especially keen for.