Anne Bogart is a prolific and award-winning American theater and opera director. She is the co-artistic director of SITI Company, which she founded with Japanese director Tadashi Suzuki in 1992, and a professor at Columbia University where she runs the Graduate Directing Program. She is the author of five books: A Director Prepares, The Viewpoints Book, And Then, You Act, Conversations with Anne and, most recently, What’s the Story. She is the recipient of the Doris Duke Artist Grant, USA, Rockefeller and Guggenheim fellowships as well as three Honorary Doctorate degrees, from Cornish School of the Arts, and Bard and Skidmore colleges. Recent works with SITI include The Theater is a Blank Page, Persians, Steel Hammer, A Rite, Café Variations, Trojan Women, American Document, Antigone, Freshwater Under Construction, Who Do You Think You Are, Radio Macbeth, Hotel Cassiopeia, Death and the Ploughman, La Dispute, Score, obrauschenbergamerica, Room, War of the Worlds, Cabin Pressure, The Radio Play, Alice’s Adventures, Culture of Desire, Bob, Going, Going, Gone, Small Lives/Big Dreams, The Medium, Noel Coward’s Hay Fever and Private Lives, August Strindberg’s Miss Julie and Charles Mee’s Orestes. Operas include Verdi’s Macbeth (Glimmerglass), Bellini’s Norma (Washington National Opera) and I Capuleti e i Montecchi (Glimmerglass), Bizet’s Carmen (Glimmerglass), three operas by Deborah Drattell, Nicholas and Alexandra (Los Angeles Opera), Marina: A Captive Spirit (American Opera Projects) and Lilith (New York City Opera) and Brecht/Weill’s Seven Deadly Sins (New York City Opera).