|SPEAKER | Diane Paulus|
Diane Paulus, speaker at The Culture of Innovation, ISPA's 65th Annual Congress, in New York City on January 15-17, 2013. View the full Schedule of Events.
Diane Paulus is the Artistic Director of the A.R.T.. At the A.R.T.: The Gershwins’ Porgy and Bessand on Broadway at the Richard Rodgers Theatre (2012 Tony Award winner for Best Revival of a Musical); Prometheus Bound, a new musical inspired by Aeschylus’s ancient Greek tragedy, written by Tony Award-winner Steven Sater (Spring Awakening) with music composed by Grammy Award-winner Serj Tankian;Tod Machover’sDeath and the Powers:The Robots’ Opera, finalist for the 2012Pulitzer Prize in Music; The Donkey Show a disco adaptation of A Midsummer Night’s Dream;Best of Both Worlds; Johnny Baseball. Her other recent work includes Amaluna, Cirque du Soleil’s newest creation which had its world premiere in Montreal in April 2012; The Public Theater’s Tony Award-winning revival of HAIRon Broadway and London’s West End. As an opera director, her credits include The Magic Flute, Il mondo dellaluna, Don Giovanni, Le nozze di Figaro, and the Monteverdi trilogy Il ritornod’Ulisse in patriaand Orfeo. Diane is a Professor of the Practice in Theater in Harvard University’s English Department, and was one of Boston Magazine’s 50 Most Powerful Bostonians in 2012. She was awarded the 2012 Founders Award for Excellence in Directing from the Drama League.