Program Director / Drama Teacher
Jesus is an educated Actor from the renowned Teatro Libre of Bogota, Colombia with International experience as an Educational Director, Theatre Director, Special Education Theatre Director, Producer, Assistant Director, Technical Director, University Assistant Professor, Playwright and Actor in Colombia, Mexico, Cuba, USA (NYC, PA and FL), Poland, Italy, Denmark, France and Brazil; Artistic Director of The JQ Studio and member of Actor’s Equity Association in USA.
Jesus has also studied at the school of Russian Theatre at Columbia University in NYC with Slava Dolgachev, former artistic director of the Moscow Art Theatre in Russia and was the first USA director invited to the Grotowski Institute in Poland with more than 20 years of extensive education and arts experience.
Jesus was a guest director at the Florida International University; he has also created and coordinated very successful educational programs for the past 7+ years at the Playground Theatre in Miami, FL. He developed the educational programs, brought together artists from different parts of the country and publicized what the invited artists needed for their performances.
Jesus is a resolute leader who understands the role of the Arts in all aspects of a community, he has a passion for creativity and imagination, he sees in a problem an opportunity for a new perspective. Jesus joins the Monarch School community with great multi-cultural and educational experiences and is a wonderful resource for the students of Monarch School.