Hallie Gordon is the Artistic and Educational Director of Steppenwolf for Young Adults. For Steppenwolf Theatre Company Hallie has created and facilitated many educational programs. For Steppenwolf Theatre she has directed a world premiere adaption of Animal Farm, The Book Thief, To Kill a Mockingbird, a new adaption of House on Mango Street, Harriet Jacobs, and The Bluest Eye which won the Black Excellence Award from the African American Arts Alliance of Chicago, and transferred Off-Broadway to The New Victory Theatre. Hallie has directed at many theatres throughout Chicago and has produced and commissioned dozens of new plays for Steppenwolf for Young Adults. Hallie is the recipient of The Helen Coburn Meier & Tim Meier Achievement Award.