Liz Diamond

Liz Diamond is a Resident Director at Yale Rep and Chair of Directing at Yale School of Drama. Productions at Yale Rep include Brecht’s Caucasian Chalk Circle, Shakespeare’s The Winter’s Tale, Lucinda Coxon’s Happy Now? (also at Primary Stages in New York); Marcus Gardley’s Dance Of The Holy Ghosts; Strindberg’s Miss Julie; Sunil Kuruvilla’s Fighting Words and Rice Boy; Seamus Heaney’s The Cure At Troy; Brecht’s St Joan Of The Stockyards; and the premieres of The America Play and The Death Of The Last Black Man In The Whole Entire World by Suzan-Lori Parks. She has directed new plays and classical works at A.R.T., the Public, Arena Stage, the Women’s Project, Oregon Shakespeare Festival, and others, and has won the OBIE and the Connecticut Critics Circle Awards for Outstanding Direction. Liz has served on the Board of the Yale Cabaret, and as a Visiting Professor at the Shanghai Theatre Academy in China. She recently directed her new translation of Stravinsky’s The Soldier’s Tale at Carnegie’s Zankel Hall with Michael Cerveris as the Narrator, and launched a lab at Yale with Russian director Dmitry Krymov, leading to the creation of his first work in English: The Square Root of 3 Sisters.