Artist Bio

Lisa Portes

(Bio as of September 2016)

Goodman Theatre credits include GhostwrittenEl Grito del BronxLittle Certainties and Elliot, A Soldiers Fugue for the Latino Theatre Festival; Missing for New Stages and Conduct of Life for A Celebration of Latina/o Theater Artists. Recent credits include Disgraced (Cincinnati Playhouse); This Is Modern Art (Steppenwolf Theatre Company); TRANSit and Grounded (American Blues Theatre), Concerning Strange Devices from the Distant West (TimeLine Theatre); After a Hundred Years (Guthrie Theater); Highway 47 (Collaboraction); Night Over Erzinga (Silk Road Rising); Elliot, A Soldiers Fugue (Teatro Vista and Rivendell Theatre Company at Steppenwolf Theatre Company); Permanent Collection (Northlight Theatre) and In the BloodFar Away and The Piano Teacher (Next Theatre). Ms. Portes is a co-founder of the Latina/o Theatre Commons and serves on the board of Theatre Communications Group.  She heads the MFA directing program at The Theatre School at DePaul University.