Backstage with BJ: By the Water
A mid-day discussion with Artistic Director BJ Jones about By the Water, featuring guest artists offering behind-the-scenes insight into the production while it is still in rehearsal.Read More
Explore the cultural and environmental context of By the Water, as well as the creative process through a discussion and Q&A session with director Cody Estle.
This event is free and open to the public.
Approximately one hour.
Director of By the Water
Cody is a Chicago-based freelance director. Directing credits include The Assembled Parties, A Loss of Roses, Dividing the Estate, Vieux Carré (named by “Chicago Tribune” as one of the Year’s Best in 2014), Good Boys and True, Brighton Beach Memoirs, Boy Gets Girl and Dating Walter Dante at Raven Theatre; Scarcity at Redtwist Theatre; The Seagull and Watch on the Rhine at The Artistic Home; Don’t Go Gentle at Haven Theatre; Uncle Bob at Mary-Arrchie Theatre Company and Hospitality Suite at Citadel Theatre. He’s had the pleasure of assistant directing at Northlight, Steppenwolf, Goodspeed Musicals, Court, Writers, Next Theatre and Strawdog. Estle is the Associate Artistic Director at Raven Theatre, an associate member of SDC and a graduate of Columbia College Chicago. www.codyestle.com