Artist Bio

Les Waters

(Bio as of November 2001)

Les Waters most recently collaborated with the Goodman on Big Love during the 2001/2002 Season. U.S. credits include Big Love (Actors Theatre of Louisville-Humana Festi­val, Berkeley Repertory Theatre and Long Wharf Theatre); Glengarry Glen Ross (A.C.T.); Nebraska, Life During Wartime, The Importance of Being Earnest and Nora (all for La Jolla Playhouse); The Designated Mourner and Memory of Water (Step­penwolf Theatre Company); Ghost on Fire and Spin­ning Into Butter (Goodman Theatre); Lorca's The House of Bernarda Alba at Guthrie Theater; The Summer Moon (ACT Seattle); Ourselves Alone (Arena Stage); Life During Wartime (Manhattan The­atre Club); and Fen, Ice Cream with Hot Fudge, Rum and Coke, Romeo and Juliet (all at the New York Shakespeare Festival/Public Theater) and Winter­time (Sundance Theatre Lab 2001). U.K. credits include The Skriker and Fanshen (Royal National Theatre); Marie and Bruce, Seduced, Not Quite Jerusalem, Abel's Sister, Insignificance and Cloud Nine (Royal Court Theatre); The Swan (Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh); Loose Ends (Hampstead The­atre Club); Three More Sleepless Nights (SoHo Poly); The School for Scandal (Bristol Old Vic); Love (West Yorkshire Playhouse); Fen, Fire in the Lake and Mouthful of Birds (Joint Stock Theatre Group); and Top Girls (Tokyo Metropolitan Arts Space). Mr. Waters is a professor in the theater department at the University of California at San Diego and is the head of the MFA directing program.

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