Student, Banff School Fine Arts, summers, 1950-1952, 56; student, University Alberta, Edmondton, Canada, 1952-1953; Bachelor of Education, U. Washington, 1956.
Founding member Open Theater, New York City, 1963. ABC fellow Yale University, 1966-1967. Founding member, vice president New York Theatre Strategy, 1971.
Adjunct professor theatre University Nebraska, Omaha, until 1977. Hill professor fine arts University Minnesota-Duluth, spring 1983. Bingham professor humanities University Louisville, 1981.
Visiting artist Emory University, 1996, Bucknell University, 1996, Texas Technology, 1996. Member theatre panel, member overview panel National Endowment Arts, 1976-1986, member opera/music theatre panel, 1985, member advancement panel, 1987. Member theatre panel Rockerfeller Foundation, 1977-1985.
Member performing arts panel Nebraska State Council for Arts, 1977. Member Nebraska Committee for Humanities, 1983-1986. Member Governor's Committee on Film and Telecommunications, 1985-1986.
Founding member New York Open Theatre, 1963-1973. Judge playwrights competition Massachusetts, Wisconsin, Ohio, Oregon, Los Angeles, Southern Playwrights Competition. National Endowment Arts visiting artist in residence University Iowa, 1992.
Member Nebraska Artist-in-the Schools, since 1987. Member National Education Association (reporter and panelist for theatre program, 1975-1985), Women's Theatre Council (founding 1971), Women's Forum (charter), American Theatre Association (co-chairman playwriting program 1977, chairman playwrights project committee 1978-1979, C. Crawford playwriting judge of 1987), Theatre Communications Group (board directors 1988-1992), New Dramatists (alumni, judge national playwriting competition 1987-1988), ASSISTEJ-United States of America (board directors 1986-1991).