Paul Walsh is Professor of Dramaturgy and Dramatic Criticism at the Yale School of Drama. For nine years (1996-2005), Walsh was resident Dramaturg and Director of Humanities at American Conservatory Theater in San Francisco, where he collaborated on dozens of productions, including his own translations of August Strindberg’s Creditors (1992), and Henrik Ibsen’s A Doll’s House (2004) and Hedda Gabler (2007). His translation of Ibsen’s The Master Builder was produced to critical and popular acclaim in 2005 by the Aurora Theatre Company in Berkeley, and in a revised version at Yale Repertory Theatre (2009) and People’s Light and Theater (2011). From 2006 to 2012, Walsh served as Artistic Director of the New Harmony Project, a new play development residency program dedicated to serving writers who celebrate hope and the resiliency of the human spirit. Walsh serves on the Board of Directors of the Ibsen Society of America and on the Advisory Board of The Mercurian, a theatrical translation review.