Josh Cragun

Company Position: 
co-Artistic Director


Josh Cragun has been writing, directing, designing, and acting for two decades. Since moving to the Twin Cities in 2000 and co-founding the company, Josh has directed twenty one plays for nimbus, thirteen of which have been original productions, eight of which he also wrote or adapted. In addition, he has designed sets, costumes, and properties for many nimbus productions over the years. Josh has extensive experience collaborating with playwrights to create new material as well as directing the creation of new work using a workshopped environment. Last year, he directed Happy Birthday Wanda June which was named best comedy revival of the year by Lavendar Magazine. He also wrote and directed Tesla, the company’s best selling show to date.

nimbus production history: 
Propaganda for the Converted Scenic Designer
TV Men Director
Strike-Slip Video Design
The Irresistable Rise of Big Daddy Ubu Scenic Designer
Nacirema: Stories of Color Scenic Design
Beautiful Things Scenic Designer
Madmen and Specialists Director
The Goat or, Who Is Sylvia? Set Crew
Henry IV Director
Happy Birthday, Wanda June Director
Ashes to Ashes Director
Endgame Scenic Designer
A Five Step Guide to Happiness Director
Propaganda for the Converted Director
The Mail Order Bride Directory
Strike-Slip Director
The Irresistable Rise of Big Daddy Ubu Director
The Lower Depths Director
Beautiful Things Director
Unemployable Costume Design
You Burn Me Set Design
Death and the Maiden Crew
Babel Director
The Balcony Director
Endgame Director
From Darkness Director
Minnehaha Avenue Scenic Designer
Accidental Death of an Anarchist Scenic Design
Orestes Set Design
The Trial of Mother Teresa Set Crew
A Five Step Guide to Happiness Scenic Designer
Perilous Night Set Designer
Unemployable Properties Designer
The Storms of November Written by
You Burn Me Director
The Irresistible Rise of Big Daddy Ubu Director
The Balcony Director
Cafe Delphi Director
Ghost Sonata Video Design
The Firebugs Director
Madmen and Specialists Scenic Design
Agamemnon Set Design
Henry IV Set Design
Tesla Director
Ashes to Ashes Scenic Designer
Unemployable Costume Designer
Third and Long Director