1941 Born in Waco, Texas.
1965 Receives BFA in architecture from Pratt Institute in Brooklyn.
1968 Founds the Byrd Hoffman School of Byrds, an experimental performance company.
1976 Premiere of Einstein on the Beach with music by Phillip Glass at the Avignon Festival in France.
1993 Wins a Golden Lion at the Venice Biennale for a sculpture installation.
2000 Directs Woyzeck with music by Tom Waits in Copenhagen.
2007 Threepenny Opera opens in Berlin.