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Jim Markus

Jim Markus works as a writer and performer in Chicago, Illinois. He co-founded The Ink & Blood Dueling Society, an absurd, theatrical writing event that challenges anonymous writers to compete for audience favor. He also developed a kid-friendly writing workshop that culminated in a book called Write with Lions. Jim served on the board of The Hypocrites for several years. Now, he spends his free time writing and directing for other small theater companies in the city.

Safe to Act
Essay

Safe to Act

How to Respond to Sexual Harassment in the Theatre Community

8 June 2016

How Chicago’s theatre community is seeking to address sexual harrassment in theatre.

Successful Marathon-Length Theatre
Essay

Successful Marathon-Length Theatre

Sean Graney's Modern Dionysia

16 October 2015

A consideration of how to make successful marathon-length theatre based on Sean Graney’s All Our Tragic production of 32 Greek tragedies.