About the Playwright

Alexis Roblan is a playwright and WGA Award-nominated screenwriter. Her plays have been produced and developed by and at Clubbed Thumb, Ars Nova, The Bushwick Starr, Dixon Place, Project Y, FringeNYC, Exquisite Corpse Company, New Perspectives Theatre Company, The Tank, The Dennis & Victoria Ross Foundation, The Blank Theatre (Los Angeles), Theatre 503 (London), Edinburgh Fringe, Festival de Teatro Alternativo (Bogotá), World Interplay (Australia), and more. Originally from Coos Bay, Oregon, she is a graduate of the University of Southern California’s MFA in Dramatic Writing program.

Alexis’ plays include SAMUEL (Finalist, Clubbed Thumb Biennial Commission), DAUGHTERS OF LOT (Edinburgh Fringe), AND IT SPINS TWICE (Finalist, Seven Devils Playwrights Conference), OURS (Finalist, Seven Devils Playwrights Conference), YOU FEEL SO FAR AWAY RIGHT NOW (Finalist, The O’Neill National Playwrights Conference), LILIYA (Exquisite Corpse Company), THE ANDREW PLAY (Thomas Barbour Playwrights Award), and RED EMMA & THE MAD MONK (NY Times Critic’s Pick). Her work as a screenwriter can be seen on the Hulu / TeenNick series “Guidance” and “Love Daily.” Alexis is a 2020 Audrey Resident at New Georges, and a 2020 recipient of funding from the NYC Women’s Fund for Media, Music and Theatre.



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