Harlem-based Jonathan McCrory is an Obie Award Winning artist & Audelco Nominated, Harlem-based artist who has served as Director of Theatre Arts Program at Dr. Barbara Ann Teer's National Black Theatre since 2012. He has directed numerous productions, including Dead and Breathing, HandsUp, Hope Speaks, Blacken the Bubble, Asking for More, Last Laugh, and Enter Your Sleep. In 2013, he was awarded the Emerging Producer Award by the National Black Theatre Festival in Winston Salem, North Carolina, and the Torch Bearer Award by theatrical legend Woodie King Jr.