Jefferson Scholar alumna Lear deBessonet is making a mark on the New York City theatre scene. As director of Public Works, a new initiative of The Public Theatre, Lear is helping to blur the line between professional artists and community members. Her latest project reimagines Homer’s The Odyssey in new and unexpected ways. Read about her unique approach to Odysseus’s adventures here.
Lear deBessonet, JS '02, introduces a new way to look at an ancient story
August 25, 2015
James J. Bailey III Jefferson Scholar