Lisa Portes

Lisa Portes is a Cuban-American director and educator who serves as the head of Directing at The Theatre School at DePaul University and artistic director of Chicago Playworks for Young Audiences. Recent credits include: Night Over Erzinga by Adriana Sevahn-Nichols (Silk Road Rising), Ghostwritten (Goodman Theatre), After a Hundred Years (Guthrie Theatre), and Concerning Strange Devices from the Distant West by Naomi Iizuka (TimeLine Theatre), Highway 47 by KJ Sanchez (Yo Solo, H.E.R.E), Elliot: A Soldier’s Fugue by Quiara Alegría Hudes (Teatro Vista and Steppenwolf Theatre). She lives in Chicago with her husband, Carlos Murillo and their children, Eva Rose and Carlos Alejandro.



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