Vivienne Benesch is in her second season as a company member and PlayMakers Repertory Company’s Producing Artistic Director. For 12 seasons, she served as Artistic Director of the renowned Chautauqua Theater Company and Conservatory where she directed over fifteen productions including Romeo and Juliet and Amadeus. Playmakers Rep: The May Queen, The Three Sisters, Love Alone, RED and In The Next Room. Work at other regional theaters includes, The Shakespeare Theatre of New Jersey and Trinity Repertory Company. She is the 2017 recipient of the Zelda Fichandler Award given by the Stage Directors and Choreographers Foundation.