Jonathan Clark

Managing Director
Carpetbag Theater
Knoxville, Tennessee

Multidisciplinary Artist, Activist and Managing Director at The Carpetbag Theatre, Jonathan Clark, also know as “Courageous,” is a native of Knoxville, TN and Alumnus of the University of Tennessee. His professional performance career began at the age of thirteen with Carpetbag’s Youth Theatre Ensemble and has remained a performing artist ever since. Selected in 2016 to participate in the Alpha Cohort of the Intercultural Leadership Institute, Jonathan has uncovered thoughtful strategies to create space for all at the intersection of art and interculturality. Recently selected as a member of Alternate ROOTS Executive Committee, Jonathan is also a writer, playwright, director, event host, actor, youth advocate, digital storyteller/listener and spoken word poet, currently touring colleges and universities across the country, as well as facilitating workshops.