A Brief Bio
A director, actor, producer and theatrical consultant; Jeremy received a BFA in Theatre from University of Miami, graduated from The NY Conservatory for Dramatic Arts, is a member of the Lincoln Center Theatre Directors Lab and has acted or directed on Broadway, Off Broadway, in National Tours and for numerous regional theaters.
A Full Biography
Jeremy is a native Floridian who recently came home to South Florida after living and working in and around NYC for 22 years. Before leaving New York, he was the Producing Artistic Director of White Plains Performing Arts Center (2011-2016), a 410-seat Equity regional theatre just 40 minutes north of NYC. During his tenure at WPPAC, notable directing credits included: Les Miserables (NY Regional Premiere), The Color Purple (NY Regional Premiere), August: Osage County (NY Regional Premiere), Heathers (NY Regional Premiere), Spring Awakening (NY Regional Premiere), Disney’s The Little Mermaid (NY Regional Premiere), RENT, Legally Blonde, Sweeney Todd, The Rocky Horror Show, CATS, Lend Me a Tenor and Tarzan.
He has acted in or directed over 300 theatrical productions including Off & Off-Off Broadway, three National Tours and numerous regional productions including: The Kennedy Center, Helen Hayes Theater, Stockbridge Dinner Theater, Westchester Broadway Theater, The Broward Center for the Performing Arts, Kravis Center for the Performing Arts and Actors' Playhouse. In June of 2017, Jeremy had the significant honor of directing the 73rd Annual Theatre World Awards at the Imperial Theatre on Broadway. He had been the Associate Director of the TWA’s since 2007. Mr. Quinn recently directed the National Touring production of Old Jews Telling Jokes and Emergency: The Musical (winner of the Ken Davenport Inner Circle Grant) for the NY Theatre Festival.
Acting credits include: Off Broadway - Curiouser & Curiouser (Lewis Carroll), Heavenly Days (Hermes), Student Union (Kevin), Godspell (Judas); National Tours - The Would-Be Gentleman (M. Jourdain), The Color of Justice (Tommy/Greenberg); Regional - Art Heist (Myles Connor Jr.), The Secret Garden (Neville), Parade (Gov. John Slaton), Love! Valour! Compassion! (John/James), The Crucible (Rev. Hale), Children of a Lesser God (Dr. Franklin), The Learned Ladies (Trissotin), Greater Tuna (Thurston), The Zoo Story (Peter), The Addams Family (Mal Beineke u/s), Once Upon A Mattress (The King); Film - Delivering Milo, Celebrity, La Florida, River of Stone, Highs & Lows, A Silent Crowd, Perchance to Dream; TV - B.L. Stryker, The Sopranos, Now and Again, Dellaventura plus many commercials and voiceovers including cartoons (Mean Planet - USA/SyFy).
Jeremy is a member of the prestigious Lincoln Center Theater Directors Lab (2008), was an Associate Producer for Broadway for a New America, Founder and Producing Artistic Director of the Island City Theatre Project, Founder and President of The NY Actors’ Alliance and a member of the Board of Directors for the New York Youth Theatre. He has a BFA in Theatre Performance from the University of Miami and is a Professional Program graduate of the NY Conservatory for Dramatic Arts.
Jeremy, watching you direct was a total pleasure. Never excluding the actor from the process, you found ways to elicit what you were going after without becoming heavy handed.
YOU'RE A WINNER! You did such a fabulous job, Jeremy. Thank you again for your beautiful work.
Directed with precision timing by JEREMY QUINN...He is what you call an actor's director.