Jack Reuler (he/him) founded the Mixed Blood Theatre Company at the age of twenty-two, served as its artistic director until 2022, and is now its artistic director emeritus. Mixed Blood promotes successful pluralism, using theatre as a vehicle for artistry, entertainment, education, and effecting social change. He is a founder and co-president of the National New Play Network. Theatre Communications Group presented Jack with its Peter Zeisler Award for exemplifying pioneering practices in theatre, dedication to the freedom of expression, and being unafraid to take risks in the advancement of the art form. He was presented with the Ivey Award for Lifetime Achievement. He has also accepted Actors’ Equity’s first Rosetta LeNoire Award for “celebrating the universality of the human experience on the American stage.” Jack was named to Esquire magazine’s first “Register of People Under Forty Who Are Changing America” and received Macalester College’s Distinguished Citizen Award, the City’s Minneapolis Award, and MCTC’s Martin Luther King Humanitarian Award.