Jon Foley Sherman is a scholar, performer, and director. He is a graduate of the Interdisciplinary Ph.D. in Theatre and Drama at Northwestern University, one of Jacques Lecoq’s last students at L’Ecole Internationale de Théâtre Jacques Lecoq, and has studied theatre at Middlebury College and BADA. He is the co-editor of Performance and Phenomenology (Routledge 2015) and the author of A Strange Proximity: Stage Presence, Failure, and the Ethics of Attention (Routledge 2016). His articles have been published by Performance Research, New Theatre Quarterly, and Theatre Topics, and his performance and book reviews appear in Theatre Journal and TDR: The Journal of Performance Studies. An award-winning actor and deviser, he has performed in Chicago, New York, Switzerland, Philadelphia, and Washington, DC.