M.F.A., Yale University.
Areas of Focus:
Playwriting, Circus Arts
Lauren Feldman's plays include Amaneusis (Northwoods Ramah Theatre Company commission); Another Kind of Silence (Drama League New Directors/New Works Fellowship); The Egg-Layers (National Playwrights Conference Finalist, New Georges/Barnard College co-commission); A People (Jewish Plays Project NYC Residency); Fill Our Mouths (New Theatre, Carbonell Nomination); Grace, or the Art of Climbing (Denver Center Theatre Company, Nice People Theatre Company, ATCA/Steinberg New Play Award Nomination, Barrymore Nomination, The Kilroys’ “The List 2014”); several ensemble-devised works, including Lady M (Philadelphia Live Arts Festival); as well as a dozen short plays and an autobiographical solo piece. Feldman has been nominated for the Barrie and Bernice Stavis Playwright Award, Wendy Wasserstein Prize, Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, the Doric Wilson Independent Playwright Award, and she was a 2014-15 Jerome Fellowship Finalist. She was selected as an American playwright delegate for the Royal Court Theatre’s “Crossing the Borders” project, and she has been an artist-in-residence at numerous schools, universities and festivals.
A graduate of the Yale School of Drama and the New England Center for Circus Arts, Feldman is also a New Georges Affiliated Artist, a teacher of playwriting, and a creator/performer of theatrical circus (solo and duo static trapeze, handbalancing). She is in the midst of creating an evening-length ensemble theater/circus show called Tinder & Ash, and she is writing two new plays. Website: www.tinderandash.com.