Julie Hébert, writer and director
Writer and Director of Film,Television, and Theatre: “A Free-lance Life”
Julie Hébert is a Peabody Award-winning film director and a two-time Pen Award honoree for her plays The Knee Desires the Dirt, and Tree. In addition to theater work with Cornerstone, Steppenwolf, the Magic, Women’s Project, San Diego Rep and many others, Ms. Hébert has written and directed for film and television, including most recently The Good Wife and Blue Bloods. She adapted her play Ruby’s Bucket of Blood for Showtime, starring Angela Bassett, wrote the film Female Perversions, nominated for the Grand Jury Prize at SunDance, and adapted Mark Salzman’s best-selling novel, Lying Awake for HBO.
Sponsored by the Department of Film, Television, and Theatre