Recent work includes: Café Oublie, Dry Cleaning, and most recently Monster of Happiness (TMB), Tug of War (Getty Villa), Othello (Hartford Stage Company), King Lear (Brewery), Snow White (Fantasy Theatre, Disneyland), The Pearl Fishers (Opera Theatre of St. Louis), A Month in the Country (Guthrie), Semiramide (Minnesota Opera), Jetlag (Builder’s Association, NY). In New York: Fish Story, The Hairy Ape (Wooster Group), Imperial Motel, Faust (Builder’s Association/Theatre Neumarkt performed at Threadwaxing Space). Broadway: A Walk in the Woods (subsequent productions at La Jolla Playhouse, Pushkin Theater, Moscow, Drama Theatre of Vilnius, Lithuania). Her work has also been seen in NY: Second Stage, Circle Repertory Theatre, Playwright’s Horizons, Manhattan Theatre; Regional: Seattle Repertory Theatre, Indiana Repertory Theatre, Folger Shakespeare Theatre, Portland Stage Company; International: Bunkamura, The Kaaitheatre, Brussels, The Hebbel Theatre, Berlin, The Wiener Festwochen, Vienna and the LIFT Festival, London.
Ellen is co-founder of the performance design firm Simulation Ranch.