Lear deBessonet

LCT: Assistant Director, Belle Epoque. Off-Broadway: Transfigures (Women's Project). Her interdisciplinary and site-specific music-theatre projects include Quixote (site-specific), St. Joan of the Stockyards (PS122), Death Might Be Your Santa Claus (site-specific), Bone Portraits, and Oliver! (NYU). Other recent work: Monstrosity (13p), When I Was A Ghost (Guthrie Dowling Studio), My Fair Lady (Ten Thousand Things). International: In the Dark Ages (National Opera Theatre of Kazakhstan). She was named one of Time Out New York's 25 People to Watch, and received the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council's Presidential Award for Artistic Excellence. She is a Drama League Directing Fellow and a recipient of the NEA/TCG Career Development Program for Directors. She has received commissions from the Old Globe and Yale Rep. Upcoming: The Scarlet Letter (Intiman Theatre).