Thomas Morgan Jones, Artistic Director
Lisa Li, Managing Director



Thom (he/him) has worked across Canada and internationally as a director, playwright, dramaturg, instructor, and movement coach. This is his fourth season as artistic director at PTE. He most recently directed Darla Contois’s The War Being Waged, Hannah Moscovitch's Post-Democracy and Ismaila Alfa's VOICE (with Cherissa Richards) on the PTE stage. Other PTE directing credits include: Happy Place by Pamela Mala Sinha, Ghost Light by Shawn Wright, Finding Wolastoq Voice by Natalie Sappier, The Third Colour by Ian Ross, Katharsis by Yvette Nolan and By Grand Central Station (A Heavy Bell production). 

He holds a B.A. from the University of Guelph, an M.A. from the University of Toronto, and has trained with SITI Company in NYC, Madrid, Paris, Fredericton and Winnipeg, and The Suzuki Company of Toga (SCOT) in Toga (Japan), Milan and Fredericton.  

He is a former playwright in residence with Shakespeare in Action and Cahoots Theatre, artist/educator in residence with Young People’s Theatre, associate artist, and associate artistic director with Theatre Direct, and artistic director of Theatre New Brunswick. 



Lisa Li (she/her) was born in China and grew up in Toronto where she lived for most of her life. She is an experienced Canadian theatre producer and non-profit theatre executive. She was a Producer for Soulpepper Theatre Company from 2016-2020 and during this time was responsible for producing over 65 of the mainstage productions and concerts, including Soulpepper on 42nd Street – a month-long residency in New York City. She has worked for the Shaw Festival and is on the faculty of Sheridan College. Her freelance and consulting credits include Ontario Arts Council, Toronto Arts Council, Manitoba Arts Council, and various Toronto indie companies. She was the Chair of the Board of ARC from 2019 – 2023. Since 2020, Lisa Li has been the Chair of Labour Relations on the Board of the Professional Association of Canadian Theatres, currently co-chairing the 2024 negotiations for the Canadian Theatre Agreement. Presently, Lisa Li is the Managing Director of Prairie Theatre Exchange, a position she will hold until June 2024, at which time she will begin her time as Executive Director of Tarragon Theatre.