Choreographer and director Martha Clarke has won the $50,000 Scripps/ADF award.

Clarke's many credits include Garden of Earthly Delights, Kaos, Vienna: Lusthaus, Miracolo d'amore, Endangered Species, An Uncertain Hour, The Hunger Artist, and Vers la flame.

Her newest work, Angel Reapers, which is based on the life of Ann Lee, the founder of the Shaker movement, will premiere next month at the American Dance Festival.