Josh Luxenberg is Sinking Ship’s co-Artistic Director. He is also the General Manager of the Connelly Theater, and co-curator of The Tank’s flagship theater series Flint & Tinder. Credits with SSP include: A Hunger Artist (Connelly Theater/The Tank, upcoming) Powerhouse (New Ohio, O’Neill Playwrights Conference Finalist), Ocean (Mabou Mines Residency), Flatland (EST/Sloan Commission), There Will Come Soft Rains (FringeNYC). His programming at the Connelly includes Futurity (Soho Rep./Ars Nova), Lypsinka!, The Offending Gesture (The Tank), and Daniel Kitson’s A Show for Christmas. Flint & Tinder: YOUARENOWHERE, Ada|Ava, Paper Hat Game. Josh has also worked as an assistant director at Baltimore CENTERSTAGE, Paper Mill Playhouse, NYMF, Virginia Stage, a writers assistant (to Anne Washburn and Michael Friedman) at Playwrights Horizons. He worked in the writer’s office of HBO’s The Wire, and is an alum of the Baltimore School for the Arts and Oberlin College.
Jon Levin is Sinking Ship's co-Artistic Director. He is an international director, performer and puppeteer. As a performer, Jon works extensively with The Krumple Theater Company, which he is also a founding member of. He most recently performed/co-created Go to Sleep, Goddamnit! and Do Not Feed the Trolls throughout Norway and in NYC. Jon has also performed as a puppeteer in Banksy’s “Better Out than In”, NYC, Wakka Wakka’s SAGA (Norway, Iceland, Croatia, Slovenia, Switzerland). With Sinking Ship, Jon directed Powerhouse at the New Ohio Theatre (NYTimes Critics Pick) in 2014, Ocean in 2016 (in development) at the Mabou Mines Resident Artist program, Flatland (2011), an EST/Sloan Foundation commission, and There Will Come Soft Rains (2008) at FringeNYC (Excellence Award for Outstanding Direction). Jon is a graduate of L'école Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq and holds a BA from Oberlin College in theater and neuroscience.