Director and Adapter, The White Snake
Other theatres: Director and Adapter: Regional: The Odyssey, The Secret in the Wings, Arabian Nights, Metamorphoses, Argonautika (Lookingglass Theatre Company); Eleven Rooms of Proust (Lookingglass/About Face collaboration); The Notebooks of Leonardo Da Vinci, Silk, Journey to the West, Mirror of the Invisible World, The Odyssey (Goodman Theatre); The Public Theater/New York Shakespeare Festival. Broadway: Metamorphoses. Opera: Directed and wrote the libretto for Galileo Galilei, composed by Philip Glass (Goodman Theatre, Barbican Theatre, London); Lucia Di Lammermoor, La Sonnambula, Rossini's Armida (The Metropolitan Opera).
Other credits: Teaching: Professor of performance studies, Northwestern University.
Awards: 1998 MacArthur Fellowship; 2002 Tony Award (Metamorphoses). Her work has also won awards in Chicago, Seattle, Los Angeles, Berkeley and New York.