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Lindsay Joelle

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The Garbologists (PlayPenn, 2018)

Lindsay Joelle is a playwright, lyricist, and librettist. Plays include Trayf (Theater J—NEA grant, Penguin Rep), The Garbologists, and A Small History of Amal, Age 7. She is the 2018 NNPN writer-in-residence with Curious Theatre and received an EST/Sloan Commission, Rita Goldberg Award, Irving Zarkower Award, Anne Freedman Grant, and Kilroys List Honorable Mention. Her plays have been finalists for the Eugene O’Neill NPC, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, Leah Ryan’s FEWW, JAW Festival, JPP, Blue Ink Award, Ingram Lab, UMass Lab, and Soho Rep Lab. New Georges and Lark-affiliated artist, alumna of the BMI Workshop, Columbia University (BA), Hunter (MFA).

David Jacobi

David Jacobi

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Widower (PlayPenn, 2015)

David Jacobi’s plays have been performed and developed throughout the U.S. and in China, including Sideshow Theatre, Ojai Playwrights Conference, Portland Center Stage’s JAW Festival, RISK IS THIS, Great Plains Theatre Conference, Kennedy Center MFA Playwright’s Workshop, SLC Playwrights Lab and PlayPenn. He is a winner of the Holland New Voices Award, Kennedy Center Theatre for Young Audiences Award, and Relentless Award semifinalist. David’s play Ready Steady Yeti Go is currently receiving a Rolling World Premiere through NNPN. David was the 2015 Shank Fellow at Pig Iron Theatre Company and is currently an Interact Core Writer and commissioned by South Coast Rep and EST/Sloan. He received a BFA in Dramatic Writing from Purchase College and an MFA from UC San Diego.

 

C.A. Johnson

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Thirst (PlayPenn, 2017)

C. A. Johnson is a Louisiana native based in Queens, New York. Her plays include Gossamer, Mother Tongue, The Climb, Waitin’ on the Moon, Elroy Learn his Name, and Thirst. She is The Lark’s 2016-17 Van Lier Playwriting Fellow, a 2016-2017 Dramatists Guild Fellow, a member of the 2017 Working Farm Series, and a Core Writer at the Playwrights Center. Her work has been developed with The Lark, Open Bar Theatricals, UC San Diego, The Civilians R & D Group, The Dennis and Victoria Ross Foundation, and The Fire This Time Festival. In addition to her playwriting, C.A. was a Mellon Mays undergraduate fellow, a winner of a Legacy Prize from The Creativity Foundation, and a creative writing instructor at her alma mater, the Duke Ellington School of the Arts in Washington, DC. BA: Smith College MFA: NYU