Julie Hébert is an award-winning writer and director of theater, film
and television. She won the PEN Award for Drama twice, for her
plays TREE and THE KNEE DESIRES THE DIRT. Her most recent
play, NIGHT FALLS, premiered at ODC in San Francisco, codirected
by Hébert and Deborah Slater. Ms. Hébert has written and directed plays for Steppenwolf, Victory Gardens, the Magic, the Eureka, LaMaMa, the Women’s Project, San Diego Rep, Los Angeles Theater Center, The Contemporary Arts Center in New Orleans, Seven Stages and Horizon in Atlantaand many more. She has received grants from the NEA, TCG, AT&T New Plays, the Rockefeller Foundation, the Alexander Gerbode Foundation, and the California Arts Commission for writing, directing, and inter-disciplinary arts. Hébert has written two films, FEMALE PERVERSIONS, starring Tilda Swinton; and RUBY'S BUCKET OF BLOOD, adapted from her play, starring Angela Bassett. Ms. Hébert has also worked as writer, director, producer for some of the most respected shows on television, including The West Wing, ER, Numb3rs, Blue Bloods,
Boss, Nashville and American Crime. She co-directed the Third
Watch documentary, In Their Own Words, shortly after 9/11 and was
honored with a George Foster Peabody Award.
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