Sarah Benson has been the artistic director of Soho Rep since 2007. Since moving from London to New York on a Fulbright award she has directed and produced a great number of shows in the 70 seat theatre, including David Adjimi's Elective Affinities with Zoe Caldwell and Sarah Kane's Blasted. During her time at Soho Rep, the theater’s work has been recognized with seven OBIE awards, four Drama Desk nominations and The New York Times Outstanding Playwriting Award. Benson has an MFA from Brooklyn College and has also served as a mentor in the directing programs at NYU and Yale. She is editing the upcoming anthology The Methuen Drama Book of New American Plays, forthcoming this summer.