Doris Duke Artist Award, 2012
New York, NY
Anne Bogart is a Co-Artistic Director of the ensemble-based SITI Company, head of the MFA Directing program at Columbia University, and author of five formative books: A Director Prepares, The Viewpoints Book, And Then You Act, Conversations with Anne, and What’s the Story. With SITI, Bogart has directed more than 30 works in venues around the world, including Steel Hammer, The Theater is a Blank Page, Persians, A Rite, Café Variations, Radio Macbeth, American Document, bobrauschenbergamerica, and Hotel Cassiopeia. Her recent opera works include Verdi’s Macbeth, Bellini’s Norma, and Bizet’s Carmen. Her many awards and fellowships include three honorary doctorates (Cornish School of the Arts, Bard College and Skidmore College), a United States Artists Fellowship, a Guggenheim Fellowship, a Rockefeller/Bellagio Fellowship, and a Robert Rauschenberg Foundation Residency Fellowship.