Amy Saltz is currently the head of the MFA directing program at Rutgers' Mason Gross School of the Arts. She has directed extensively throughout the United States and Russia. In the past she has worked with Playwrights' Horizons, The Second Stage, the Public Theater and the WPA. She has also worked with regional theatres, including Yale Rep, Long Wharf, Seattle Rep, the Actors Theatre of Louisville and the Arena Stage. She is the recipient of Chicago's Joseph Jefferson and Artisan Awards, and the Handy Award. She has been nominated for Outer Critics' Circle, Helen Hayes and Grammy awards. Saltz has also served on several panels and committes, including the O'Neill National Playwrights' Conference Selection Committee and the Tony Committee. She also served on the Executive Board of the Society of Stage Directors and Choreographers.