Jonathan Silverstein

Department of Drama

Instructor, Tepper Semester

John Silverstein

Syracuse University's Fisher Center
136 Madison Avenue, 2nd Floor
New York NY 10016

Jonathan Silverstein is artistic director of Keen Company, a Drama Desk- and Obie Award-winning off-Broadway theater.

Off-Broadway credits include “The Temperamentals” (Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Ensemble); “Lemon Sky,” “The Dining Room” (Drama Desk Award Nomination for Outstanding Director; Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Ensemble); “Tea and Sympathy,” “I Never Sang For My Father,” and “The Hasty Heart” (Keen Company); “Red Herring” (New York International Fringe Festival, Outstanding Direction Award); “Indiscretions” (Phoenix Theatre Ensemble); “Blueprint” (Summer Play Festival); “The Rats Are Getting Bigger” (New York International Fringe Festival); “Greater Messapia” (Queens Theatre in the Park); and “The Train Play” (Clubbed Thumb). His regional theater credits include the Old Globe, Cleveland Play House, Dorset Theatre Festival, and the Theatre at Monmouth.


  • M.F.A., University of California, San Diego
  • B.A., University of Vermont