Maureen Huskey

Red Dive

Performing Arts, 2002

Maureen Huskey (formerly Brennan) is an award-winning theater director based in Los Angeles since 2006. Her work reflects a strong commitment to pursuing a wide range of material, performance styles, cross-disciplinary collaborations and audience-performer relationships. Recent directing credits include Jennifer Barclay’s The Exile of Petie Delarge for the REDCAT Now Festival and Son of Semele, Carl Hancock Rux’s Poesia Negra at REDCAT and UCLA Live’s Medea starring Annette Bening. Huskey’s work as co-creator and director of the New York-based, site-specific theater group Red Dive from 1996-2006 garnered her a Bessie Award for “performance installation and new media” and support from the Franklin Furnace Foundation, The Greenwall Foundation, Lower Manhattan Cultural Council and The Heathcote Foundation, among others. Her independent theater projects in New York have been supported by New Dance Alliance, Brooklyn Arts Exchange and the Brooklyn Arts Council, among other organizations and residencies. Huskey is an artist leader in Creative Capital’s Professional Development Program.

Awards and Accomplishments

2009: Maureen Huskey receives a Princess Grace Honorarium award for theater directing

2004: Huskey receives Franklin Furnace Grant