Jonathan Cole

Resident Fight Choreographer

This is Jonathan’s tenth season choreographing at Artists Rep, and his sixth season as Resident Fight Choreographer here. He has worked throughout the northwest as a director, actor, and fight director, and is a tenured faculty member of the Theatre Department at Willamette University. Jonathan is a Society of American Fight Directors Certified Teacher of stage combat, and co-owns elemental movement, a stage combat, intimacy and movement direction collective. His choreography is most often seen on Artists Rep’s stage; other Portland credits include Third Rail Repertory Theatre, Portland Center Stage, Portland Shakespeare Project, Clackamas Repertory Theatre, and Profile Theatre. He is proud to be a Full Director/Choreographer with the Stage Directors and Choreographers Society.