Initial PGF Award: Theater Fellowship, 2010, Robert & Gloria Hausman Award
Upcoming directing projects for Shana Cooper include Romeo and Juliet at Yale Repertory Theater, Love’s Labor’s Lost (Oregon Shakespeare Festival), and The Taming of the Shrew (California Shakespeare Theater). Past projects include productions with The Hangar Theatre, the Oregon Shakespeare Festival Black Swan Lab, The Studio/New York, American Conservatory Theater MFA program, Yale School of Drama, New Theater House, Willamette Rep., Sonoma Rep., Washington Shakespeare Festival, and Amherst College & Willamette University (Guest Artist). Ms Cooper was the Associate Artistic Director of the California Shakespeare Theater (2000-2004), and co-founded New Theater House with Yale School of Drama Alumni in 2008. Awards include the Julian Milton Kaufman Memorial Prize in Directing (Yale School of Drama), Drama League Directing Fellow, TCG Observership Grant, and Phil Killian Directing Fellow (Oregon Shakespeare Festival). Education: MFA in Directing, Yale School of Drama.