Hallie Gordon is currently the Artistic and Educational Director of Steppenwolf for Young Adults at Steppenwolf Theatre Company. As a theatre artist for SYA Hallie has directed Animal Farm, Leveling Up, the world premiere of The Book Thief, To Kill A Mockingbird, the world premiere of a new adaptation by Tanya Saracho of The House on Mango Street, world premiere of Harriet Jacobs adapted for the stage by Lydia R. Diamond and a new premiere of Toni Morrison’s The Bluest Eye also adapted by Lydia R. Diamond which won a Black Excellence Award from the African American Arts Alliance of Chicago. This production also transferred Off-Broadway to The New Victory Theatre. She has also directed for Northlight, and Rivendell Theatre and has done staged readings for The Goodman Theatre, Timeline Theatre, Chicago Dramatists and Steppenwolf Theatre Company. Hallie is the recipient of The Helen Coburn Meier & Tim Meier Achievement Award.