Education Outreach Manager
Chicago Shakespeare Theater
Jason Harrington is the Education Outreach Manager at Chicago Shakespeare Theater, where he manages the student matinee series along with other programs, serving about 40,000 students annually. He also manages CST's Access programming for patrons with disabilities, and provides audio description for patrons who are blind or have low vision. Jason served on the steering committee of the Chicago Cultural Accessibility Consortium, which strives to empower cultural spaces to be accessible to all. He is also a board member of Up and Coming Theatre in Arlington Heights, where he directs musical theater productions. Before CST, Jason studied Theater at the University of Rhode Island, and was a classroom teacher for seven years, working with students of all ages in theater and reading.