Jeremy Ohringer is a director and teaching artist. Recent directing credits include an adaptation of FrankWedekind’s Spring Awakening with Fearless Theatre, Who Rowed Across Oceans by Danielle Littman, which was seen in both Chicago and at the Edinburgh Fringe festival, Virginia Woolf’s Orlando Adapted by Sarah Ruhl, and Salve Regina, which premiered at the Ringwald Theatre before moving to the United Solo Theatre Festival in NYC. His Shakespeare directing includes A Midsummer Night’s Dream at Skidmore College and Macbeth, As You Like It,Romeo and Juliet, The Tempest, and Hamlet with high school students. As an educator, Jeremy has worked with the National High School Institute “Cherubs” program at Northwestern University as well as Steppenwolf, Global Voices Initiative, Chicago Shakespeare Theatre, Actors Training Center, Northlight, Emerald City, Shattered Globe, American Theater Company, CO/LAB and Parker Plus.



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The fault, dear Brutus, lies not within the stars, but in ourselves, that we are underlings. - Julius Caesar, I, ii

The course of true love never did run smooth. - A Midsummer Night's Dream, I, i

Good night, good night! Parting is such sweet sorrow, that I shall say good night till it be morrow. - Romeo and Juliet, II, ii

There is nothing either good or bad, but thinking makes it so - Hamlet, II, ii

If music be the food of love, play on! - Twelfth Night, I, i

Cowards die many times before their deaths; the valiant never taste of death but once. - Julius Caesar, II, ii

We are such stuff as dreams are made on, and our little life is rounded with a sleep. - The Tempest, IV, i

The quality of mercy is not strained; It droppeth as the gentle rain from heaven Upon the place beneath. - Merchant of Venice, IV, i