Alan Bomar JonesDrama/Theatre, Film/Video/Media
Alan Bomar Jones is a professional international actor, teacher, director, and Artist-in-Residence for Ohio Arts Council-supported programs. He has 30 years combined teaching experience at Dayton Public Schools, Greene County School District, Sinclair Community College, and Wright State University. Alan is also a Resident Artist with the Human Race Theatre Company. He is currently the Producing Artistic Director for Town Hall Theatre in Centerville, Ohio.
As an actor, Alan has appeared in more than 80 professional theatrical productions that have allowed him to work in several cities in the United States and Canada. His film and TV acting credits include “Criminal Activities,” “Blue Car,” “The Movement,” “Missed It,” “White Boy Rick,” “Native Son,” “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile,” “A League of Their Own” streaming on Amazon Prime, and Abiomed: Impela Heart Pump (see link. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2C_TlOeRQEY).
As a teacher, Alan offers one-on-one classes, artist residencies, and on-site workshops in acting for stage, acting in film and TV, creative writing, voice-over performance, and online performance arts per social distancing guidelines. In addition, his creative writing experience has allowed him to pen many original scripts for various organizations, competitions, schools, and theatre companies. When not acting and directing, Alan fulfills his stage performance needs by offering his original one-man shows for stage and online.
Alan’s work with senior citizens began in the 80s when he began touring Ohio teaching exercise classes for all ages. While instructing at Sinclair Community College and Wright State University, he taught senior citizen exercise classes and fitness walking. He recently returned to Wright State University where he currently teaches various levels of acting aesthetics and directs productions for Wright State University’s Festival events. His Ohio Arts Council senior citizen work includes artist-in-residencies at Sunrise Senior Living Facility in Findlay and the Laurels of Toledo. He was also requested at Birchaven Village where his creative approach allowed him to institute the highly popular video interview compilation entitled “Yes, I Remember That Too,” one-on-one storytelling with various family members that focused on various senior residents. He is an active member of Ohio Arts Council – Ohio Intensive Creating Aging Training Initiative and the Ohio Teaching Artist Roster’s mentoring program.
Alan’s multimedia work involves creating original video content, creative script writing for TV and Film, producing audio storytelling, and assisting in producing webisodes for social media.
Grade Levels/Age Groups
- Grades 4-5
- Grades 6-8
- Grades 9-12
- Young Adults
- Older Adults
Facilities and Resources Required
- Audio System
- Electrical Outlets
- Performance Space
- LCD Projector
PLEASE NOTE: The below video contains coarse language.