Artist Profiles

Lisa Portes

Lisa Portes is happy to be working with Steppenwolf for Young Adults. Past Steppenwolf projects include Ski Dubai for First Look 2009 and Spare Change for First Look 2006 as well as Elliot and A Soldiers Fugue for Steppenwolf Garage with Teatro Vista and Rivendell Ensemble. Other Chicago credits include Ghostwritten (Goodman Theatre); Concerning Strange Devices from the Distant West (Timeline Theatre Company); Permanent Collection by Thomas Gibbons (Northlight Theater); Grounded (American Blues Theater); Night Over Erzinga (Silk Road Rising); Highway 47 (Yo Solo Festival); Slingshot, Undone, Seven Spots on the Sun (Ignition, Victory Gardens Theater); The Piano Teacher, In the Blood and Far Away (Next Theatre Company). Lisa heads the MFA Directing program at The Theatre School at DePaul University.