Allegra Libonati*

Allegra Libonati (Director) most recently directed the highly-acclaimed production of The Rake’s Progress at Boston Lyric Opera. As the Resident Director at the American Repertory Theater, her productions include The Pirate PrincessThe Light PrincessHansel and Gretel, and The Snow Queen.  She recently returned from Beijing, China where she directed and adapted a new immersive adventure production, Peter Pan's Neverland.  She directed outdoor theater for twelve seasons at the Summer Theatre of New Canaan including Legally Blonde (12 Broadway World Nominations) Hairspray (9 Broadway World Nominations), South Pacific, My Fair LadyCarouselTwelfth NightRomeo and Juliet, Taming of the ShrewA Midsummer Night’s Dream, and H4 (an original adaptation of Henry IV, Parts 1 and 2). She was also the Assistant Director of Diane Paulus’s Tony Award-winning production of HAIR on Broadway. Allegra has made Boston her home and guest teaches at Harvard University. She is a member of Tut'Zanni Company and a graduate of NYU and CMU.