SDC Foundation: Free Program Streamed Online 12/15/14 with Lisa Peterson
Please join us on Monday, December 15!
Director as Creator
SDC Member Lisa Peterson talks about a Director's impulse in creating new work with An Iliad and The Good Book. For any Director or Choreographer interested in an authorial approach. Moderated by Megan Carter, Director, SDCF.
Lisa Peterson: Lisa has done extensive work on new plays and classics in theaters across the country. In New York, her work has been seen at NYTW, The Vineyard, Public Theater, Manhattan Theatre Club, Primary Stages, MCC, Women's Project, Ma-Yi Theater, Playwrights Horizons and the Young Playwrights Festival. Regionally, she has worked at Mark Taper Forum (where she was Resident Director for ten years), La Jolla Playhouse (where she was Associate Director for three years), Berkeley Rep, Intiman, California Shakespeare Theater, Oregon Shakespeare Theater, Guthrie, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Dallas Theater Center, Baltimore Center Stage, Arena Stage, McCarter, Hartford Stage, Yale Rep, Long Wharf, and Huntington Theatre. She has developed plays at New Dramatists, Playwrights' Center, O'Neill Playwrights Conference, and Sundance Theater Lab. Lisa is the recipient of an Obie Award, numerous Drama-Logue Awards, a Callaway nomination, a Drama Desk nomination, and an NEA/TCG grant. She is a graduate of Yale College and a member of Ensemble Studio Theatre.
The 2014/2015 SDCF Programs are made possible by the National Endowment for the Arts, the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew Cuomo and the New York State Legislature , Stage Directors and Choreographers Society and many generous corporations and individuals.