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 acting credits include “Criminal Activities,” “Blue Car,” “The Movement,” “Missed It,” “White Boy Rick,” “Native Son,” and “Extremely Wicked, Shockingly Evil and Vile.” His film work has appeared in movie theatres, Netflix, and HBO.
As a teacher, Alan offers classes, residencies, and workshops in acting on stage, acting in film and TV, creative writing, voice-over training, and technical areas of theatre arts. When not acting and directing, Alan travels to colleges, universities, and community centers performing one-man shows and original scripts tailored to the organization.
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. His senior citizen work includes working as an artist-in-residence at Sunrise Senior Living Facility in Findlay and the Laurels of Toledo. He currently has “Yes, I Remember That Too; one-on-one storytelling family sessions” conducted at Sunrise Senior Living and at Birchaven Village, both located in Findlay.
His media work involves creating original video productions and creative writing for film and TV. Alan has a been a recipient of several awards from DATV in outstanding video production.
Grade Levels/Age Groups
- Grades 4-5
- Grades 6-8
- Grades 9-12
- Young Adult
Facilities and Resources Required
- Audio System
- Electrical Outlets
- Performance Space
- LCD Projector
Video courtesy of the teaching artist via YouTube.