Mark Harrison is currently head of the professional director training program at the University of Washington's school of drama. His work in New York and regional theatre includes a season as resident director of Playwrights Horizons, The Power Project (Antic Variations) in the Next Wave Festival at Brooklyn Academy of Music, the premiere of Eric Overmeyer's In A Pig's Valise at Center Stage in Baltimore, and The Alchemist at the Empty Space in Seattle. Mark has directed and originated ideas for two operas by Ronald Perera and Constance Congdon: The Yellow Wallpaper, which premiered at the Manhattan School of Music, and S. (based on the novel by John Updike) in Northampton, Mass. Film credits include At Night the Sun Shines (coauthored with Guillermo Real) and the second-unit direction of Fool's Fire by Julie Taymor (American Playhouse). Future projects include Love's Labor's Lost for the Ruhrfestspiele Recklinghausen Arts Festival in Germany in 2001. This is Mark's first season at CSF.
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