Jon Cranney has been a member of the Minneapolis/St. Paul professional theatre community for over four decades. He was a member of the Guthrie Theater Company in its early years and served as the Artistic Director in the 80s and 90s of the Tony Award honored The Children’s Theatre Company. He has directed for many Twin Cities theatres as well as others across the nation and in Moscow, Japan and China. He has also performed as an actor at The Guthrie Theater, The Children’s Theatre Company, Chanhassen Dinner Theatre, Park Square Theatre and Yellow Tree Theatre. For VocalEssence he has assisted on many projects as a director and writer.