Directors Lab North | Team

Esther Jun

Co-Founder/Artistic Director

ESTHER JUN originally trained as an actor in NYC and completed her directing degree at Drama Centre London in 2006. She was the Assistant Artistic Director at Tarragon Theatre from 2016-18. She was part of the 2016 Michael Langham Workshop for Classical Direction, and was the 2015 Neil Munro Intern Director at the Shaw Festival. She is a member of the Lincoln Center Directors Lab 2010, and a founding member of Directors Lab North. She is currently the Director of the Langham Directors’ Workshop and Artistic Associate, Planning at the Stratford Festival. With the Festival, she has directed I am William and the new adaptation of Little Women.

Selected Credits: The Promised Land (Soulpepper); Kim’s Convenience (Thousand Island Playhouse) The Gamblers and Pal Joey (Talk is Free Theatre); Theory (Tarragon); The Private Life Cabaret (Theatre ARTaud); Girls Like That (Tarragon); Amadeus (Talk is Free); The Last Wife (The Belfry, GCTC); Tales from Folks-Laos & Mongolia (Soulpepper); Rococo (Shaw Festival); And Now, The End (Ante Up); Bremen Rock City (Song Trolley); Cowboy Mouth (Heart In Hand); Yellow Face (Hart House), Trout Stanley (Heart in Hand), Fear & Misery of the Third Reich (DeusXM), First Hand Woman (Fire Up Productions). Co-director: Hiding Words (Eventual Ashes), Strange Mary Strange (Theatre on the Verge).