J. Cody Spellman is a Chicago based director, producer, and dramaturg. Cody received his Bachelor of Arts Degree in Theatre with a concentration in Directing from Columbia College Chicago.
Theater directing credits include: The Miseducation of 55th Street (The Revival Comedy Theater), Kaitlin: a solo comedy review by Kaitlin Larson, Burn by Ian Michael James (World Premiere (Mercy Street Theatre Company), #Matter by Idris Goodwin (Jackalope Theatre Co. Living Newspaper Festival), Public Parts (Blood Oath. Comedy - The Second City), Root Sin by Paloma Nozicka(Jackalope Theatre Co. Living Newspaper Festival), Bury The Ratchet (Blood Oath Comedy -The Second City), The Blue Room by David Hare (Stage 773), Waiting for Grimace by Ross Berman (The Neapolitans Theatre Co.), The Pillowman by Martin McDonagh, The Glory of Living by Rebecca Gilman, 27 Wagons Full of Cotton by Tennessee Williams, Wind Mills by Ross Berman (Columbia College Chicago), Christmas in Chicago (The Fine Print Theatre Co.) The Velvet Tabernacle by Michael Allen Harris, American Nocturne by Ross Berman, My 6 Year Old Therapist by David Himmel, (Staged Readings - The Fine Print Theatre Co).
Film credits include: Poor You (Music video co-directed by J. Cody Spellman & Sam Kohlhaas, Song by Reliant Tom) #matter (Short Film - written by Idris Goodwin, directed & produced by J. Cody Spellman), Solo (Short film - written, directed, and produced by J. Cody Spellman), Blood Oath Comedy Pilot (Written by Blood Oath. Comedy, produced & directed by J. Cody Spellman)
Assistant directing credits include: Death of A Streetcar Named Virginia Woolf: A Pardoy (Dir. Michael Halberstam & Stuart Carden, Writers Theatre) My Name Is Asher Lev (Dir. Kimberly Senior, TimeLine Theatre Co.), The Knowledge (Dir. Jonathan Berry, Steep Theatre), The Receptionist (Dir. Joanie Schultz, Steep Theatre), The Sweeter Option (Strawdog Theatre Co.) Floyd Collins (Dir. Tom Mula, Columbia College Chicago)
Dramaturgy credits include: The Raid (Jackalope Theatre Co.), Lunacy! (Jackalope Theatre Co.), The Late Henry Moss (Artistic Home), The Killing of Michael X: A New Film by Celia Wallace (Jackalope Theatre Co.), Saloon (Peninsula Players), Rocky Road (World Premiere - Columbia College Chicago & Millennium Park New Theatre Lab Series), Splendora, Floyd Collins (Columbia College Chicago: Main Stage)
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