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LIFE & WORK

RESIDENCIES & AFFILIATIONS
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PRIMARY STAGES

PLAYWRIGHT

October 2022 - May 2025

Dorothy Strelsin New American Writers Group

 

 LUCILLE LORTEL THEATRE

PLAYWRIGHT

May 2023 - December 2023

Alcove at The Lortel 

 

THE LEE STRASBERG THEATRE

& FILM INSTITUTE

PLAYWRIGHT

November 2021 - May 2022

Recipient of the Clifford Odets Ensemble Play Commission

TIMELINE THEATRE'S PLAYWRIGHTS COLLECTIVE 

PLAYWRIGHT

December 2016 - December 2018

Presentations of Greetings From Moscow: A Love Story

THE GOODMAN THEATRE'S NEW STAGES RESIDENCY 

PLAYWRIGHT 

September 2015 - December 2016

 Presentation of Engines and Instruments of Flight: A Fantasia in Three Acts

  • Playwrights Unit, December 2016   

  • New Stages Festival, November 2019  

JACKALOPE THEATRE

COMPANY MEMBER 

November 2014 - present 

Jackalope productions include: The PeacockRolling; and In The Canyon 




FULL-LENGTH PRODUCTION HISTORY
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IN THE CANYON

Produced by Jackalope Theatre

Chicago, IL

October - December 2018

 

HINTER

Produced by Steep Theatre 

Chicago, IL

February - April 2018

GIVE IT ALL BACK 

Produced by Sideshow Theatre 

Chicago, IL

November - December 2016

ROLLING

Produced by Jackalope Theatre

Chicago, IL

February - April 2016

IBSEN IS DEAD

Produced by Interrobang Theatre Project 

Chicago, IL

April - June 2014

THE PEACOCK 

Produced by Jackalope Theatre 

Chicago, IL 

October - December 2013

THE GACY PLAY

Produced by Sideshow Theatre

Chicago, IL

June - July 2012

PRODUCED STAGED READINGS
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

 

SGT. HANK COLE'S DRAMA CLUB OF ALGONA

Primary Stages, New York

April 2024

FEAST!

Primary Stages, New York

April 2023

 

THE LAST SUPPER AND THREE YEARS LATER

The Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute, New York

May 2022

 

ROLLING 

Mirror Box Theatre, Grand Rapids IA

April 2020

THE RETRIBUTION PLAY

Jackalope Theatre, Chicago

February 2020

ENGINES AND INSTRUMENTS OF FLIGHT

The Goodman Theatre / New Stages Festival, Chicago

November 2019

 

IN THE CANYON

Williamstown Theatre Festival, Williamstown WA 

August 2019

IN THE CANYON 

Sanguine Theatre, New York 

April 2018

GREETINGS FROM MOSCOW! 

A LOVE STORY

TimeLine Theatre, Chicago 

December 2018 and January 2020

ENGINES AND INSTRUMENTS OF FLIGHT:

A FANTASIA IN THREE ACTS

Roundabout / Underground, New York

January 2018

GIVE IT ALL BACK 

Palo Alto Players, Palo Alto CA

September 2017

ENGINES AND INSTRUMENTS OF FLIGHT:

A FANTASIA IN THREE ACTS

The Goodman Theatre, Chicago  

July 2016

 

THE UNIVERSITY OF CHICAGO 

Lecturer in Playwriting  

March 2017 - present 

 

WEBSTER UNIVERSITY 

Adjunct Professor of  Literature 

January 2018 - present 

PRIMARY STAGES

Instructor, First Draft Development 

June - August 2024

Instructor, Rewriting Your Draft

February - April 2024

Instructor, Fundamentals of Playwriting

September - November 2023

Mentor, The Echoes Writers Group ​

November - December 2022

 

 JACKALOPE THEATER PLAYWRIGHTS LAB

 Moderator / Creator

New Play Development Workshop

July 2018 - present 

CHICAGO DRAMATISTS 

Instructor / Creator 

New Play Development Workshop, "Inspired by Actual Events..." 

June 2021 - August 2021

VICTORY GARDENS CONSERVATORY 

Instructor 

New Play Development Workshop

November 2019 - December 2019 

THE NEW COLONY WRITER'S ROOM

Co-Moderator 

New Play Development Workshop

November 2017 - November 2018

ARTIST DEVELOPMENT WORKSHOP

Moderator/Administrator 

New Play Development Workshop - for writer's with and without disabilities.

February 2016 - June 2019

AWARDS & ACCOLADES
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  • Dominic Orlando Playwriting Award - Nominated - National - November 2023

  • Kilroy List Citation - In The Canyon - National - October 2023

  • Platform Award - Nominated - Chicago - July 2023 

  • The Lortel Theatre - Alcove at The Lortel - National - Awardee - NYC - May 2023

  • Clifford Odets Ensemble Play Commission - National Awardee - The Lee Strasberg Theatre & Film Institute - May 2022

  • NFMLA, Best Screenplay - Nominated - Cool For Five Seconds - LA -  February 2021

  • Kilroy List Citation - Give It All Back - National - June 2015

  • Kilroy List Honorable Mention - The Peacock - National - June 2015

  • 3Arts Chicago Award in Theatre Awardee, $25,000 Prize - Chicago - October 2014

the death of the artist
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