As a director, Jon strives to create visually striking work, harnessing the power of the ensemble to find moments of transformation and magic on stage. Directing credits with Sinking Ship include Powerhouse at the New Ohio Theatre (NYTimes Critics Pick), Solaris in (work-in-progress) at Mabou Mines Resident Artist program, Flatland, an EST/Sloan Foundation commission, and There Will Come Soft Rains at FringeNYC (Excellence Award for Outstanding Direction). He is currently a guest director at Pace University working with the International Performance Ensemble. With The Krumple he has co-directed / performed Go to Sleep, Goddamnit! and Do Not Feed the Trolls throughout Norway and in NYC. Additional directing credits include Esoteric Poem, YIVO, The Selkie, Urban Stages Community Outreach program, in 2009, Tales from the Wind and the Sun, Metropolitan Playhouse.