Jonathan Becker is a mask maker, teaching artist and performer. He began sculpting masks in 1986 while a student in Paris, France and founded Theater-Masks.com in 1990 upon his return to the United States.
Clients include Disney Theatrical in association with The Lion King, Focus Films, NBC, The Bravo Cable Network and Theater of Enchantment in Philadelphia. Jonathan has created hundreds of masks for theatre companies, producing organizations, individual artists and training programs in over 40 countries.
Since 1988, Jonathan has helped in the development of fifteen original plays. He co-founded and was Co-Artistic Director of two theatre companies: Les Senokrates in Luzern, Switzerland and The Brodeur Brothers in Paris, France. He is currently a regular guest artist at the International Acting with Masks Program at Olso University College in Oslo, Norway.
His teaching credits include work as a guest artist at 29 institutions in 6 countries. He was a member of the core faculty and the Associate Director of The National High School Institute (the cherub program) at Northwestern University for eighteen years (1991 – 2009). In addition to running Theater-Masks.com, he also teaches Movement and acting at Ball State University.
Jonathan’s Resume (PDF)