Stratford debut: Creative consultant for Tommy. Elsewhere: Associate director, Tommy (world première). More recently, Ghostwritten (Goodman Theatre) and After a Hundred Years (Guthrie Theater) by Naomi Iizuka; Elliot, A Soldier’s Fugue by Quiara Alegría Hudes and Ski Dubai by Laura Jacqmin (Steppenwolf Theatre); Wilder by Erin Cressida Wilson and Jack Herrick (Playwrights Horizons); Concerning Strange Devices from the Distant West by Naomi Iizuka (TimeLine Theatre); Permanent Collection by Thomas Gibbons (Northlight Theatre); Night Over Erzinga by Adriana Sevahn-Nichols (Silk Road Rising); Barrio Grrl: A Musical by Quiara Hudes (Chicago Playworks); Highway 47 by KJ Sanchez (HERE); The Piano Teacher by Julia Cho, In the Blood by Suzan-Lori Parks and Far Away by Caryl Churchill (Next Theatre). Ms Portes serves as the head of MFA Directing at The Theatre School at DePaul University. Special thanks to Carlos Murillo.