One Thousand Days Transformed - The Campaign for Cedarville


Professor Jonathan Sabo moved to Seattle, Washington, after college to tour as an actor with Taproot Theatre Company. He later began designing scenery for Seattle Pacific University. After earning his M.F.A. in scene design, he began a career in teaching at the university level: four years at Westmont College in Santa Barbara, California; six years at Nazareth College in Rochester, New York; 13 years at Bethel College in Mishawaka, Indiana; and nine years at Northwestern College in Orange City, Iowa. He joined the faculty at Cedarville University fall 2019.

Education and Credentials

  • M.F.A. Scene Design; Wayne State University
  • B.A. English/Secondary Education; Bethel College

Scholarly Works

  • Detroit Free Press, 1986. Shared best theatrical design award for thesis project design: Moliere's "The Misanthrope."
  • "Assassins" scenic design for Short North Stage, Columbus, OH; 2018
  • "Tally's Folly" scenic design for Northwestern College, Orange City, IA


  • Tennis, reading (military history), and flying
  • Why Cedarville?: First and foremost, the University's faithfulness and commitment to the Bible and the testimony of Jesus.