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Jonathan is a Lecturer at the University of Maryland’s Immersive Media Design program.  Whether teaching emerging technology or performing arts disciplines, his work empowers students to build collaboratively and develop their own unique creative voices.

Teaching Experience
University of Maryland
New York University-Graduate Acting
James Madison University
Long Island University
Montgomery College
Kwamashu Community Advancement Projects: Kwa Mashu Twnshp, South Africa
Playhouse Company: Durban, South Africa
Africa Tikkun; Johannesburg, South Africa
MCC Theater-Youth Company
Red House Theatre Education
Andy's Summer Playhouse
Theater J
Smoke & Mirrors Collaborative
Theater Alliance
Washington Ensemble Theatre

"Thank you for creating a safe and inspiring environment for us to create and perform. That in itself is something that I appreciate very much, because at times it can be hard to let loose and participate or even feel comfortable. I thought the way we were able to connect as an ensemble so quickly and together was astonishing."  -Sebastian Ruiz (Smoke & Mirrors Co-Lab participant)

Speaking + workshops
Jonathan has been a featured speaker on the intersection of art and technology at conferences and schools around the globe.


AR/VR Policy Conference

(Re)Connect Festival


5th Wall Forum Podcast

Voices of VR Podcast


Digital Storytelling: Bringing Together the Performing Arts and Spatial Technology


(Re)Connect Festival: “From Broadway to VRChat: Discussing Immersive VR Theater with the Finding Pandora X Team”

AR/VR Policy Conference: organized by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation and the XR Association, this panel explored the potential AR/VR technologies present to enhance workplaces and key industries, as well as the policy solutions that could drive this transformation forward.

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