Jimmy Maize is a writer/director/designer and member of Tectonic Theater Project. Tectonic projects include 33 Variations (Broadway, starring Jane Fonda), The Laramie Project: 10 Years Later (BAM), One Arm (The New Group), among many others. He is a master teacher of “Moment Work,” the company’s unique method of devising new work, and is a co-author of the recently-published book, “Moment Work: Tectonic Theater Project’s Process of Devising Theater.”
Writing/Directing credits include The Temple Bombing (Alliance Theatre, GA), Harbored (En Garde Arts / Arts Brookfield / LMCC's River to River Festival), Burn The End (The New School), and John Muir Wolf (Whitman College).
Additional directing credits include his critically-acclaimed 100-actor adaptation of Spoon River Anthology (The Invisible Dog), BOSSS (En Garde Arts), The Tempest and Much Ado About Nothing (Classic Stage Co), You’re Invited (Old Vic, UK), Look Ma, No Piano’s (54 Below), A Different Kind of Animal (Theater Row), Ring of Fire (Endstation Theatre Co.), Hypochondria by Kyle Jarrow, and his mash-up adaptation of A Dream Play and The Seagull (Columbia University).
As a playwright, he is a recipient of the first annual Bailiwick playwriting award and David Nord Award for his interview-based play In One Room, which has been performed nationally. He has made original plays and musicals from archived material, interviews, fiction and poetry, including a folk musical about John Muir, a punk rock musical about Arthur Rimbaud, and a large-scale civic spectacle about immigration, and an upcoming work about the youth activism created in the wake of the tragedy at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School (#heretoo). Additional writing credits include Between Life and Nowhere (Old Vic, 3-Legged Dog), In The Belly (Player's Loft), as well as numerous adaptations.
He is currently the US Associate Director of Broadway’s Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, and is slated to mount upcoming productions in San Francisco and Toronto. He is an Associate Artist of Classic Stage Company, an Old Vic New Voices Fellow, an SDCF Observer, a Princess Grace Nominee and received his MFA in directing from Columbia University’s School of the Arts. Member SDC.