Jared has co-created performances, and written and directed plays, for venues around the world.
With the UCLA Center for Research in Engineering, Media and Performance (REMAP) from 2011 to 2020, he collaborated with artists across disciplines and engineers to experiment with storytelling conventions and emerging media systems, e.g., Live Performance and Post-Cinematic Filmmaking. He has also worked with the Centro Hipermedíatico Experimental Latinoamericano (cheLA) in Buenos Aires since 2013, where he continues to collaborate with REMAP developers.
From 2005 to 2012, he co-directed the Rhodope International Theatre Laboratory (RITL), which brought artists together to create work incorporating drama, object, movement, and media-based approaches, and mythologies, from multiple countries each summer, in a historical cradle of Western mythology and performance. From 2002 to 2004, he was resident playwright of the Nikolay Haytov Rhodope Drama Theatre in Smolyan, Bulgaria, where the RITL would be based.
Among his early jobs, he he was assistant to Bulgarian director Mladen Kiselov, with whom he had studied at Carnegie Mellon (BFA Directing), and then to American dramaturg Leon Katz, with whom he would study at UCLA (MFA Playwriting). He was a resident artist at REMAP's predecessor, UCLA’s HyperMedia Studio, from 2001 to 2003.
Additionally, Jared has directed productions and taught at a number of conservatories and universities, and has worked extensively as a dramaturg and editor.
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