biography

WENDY DANN

is a stage director, playwright and screenwriter. Her short live-action film, La Casa Verde, premiered at the 2018 Fort Lauderdale Film Festival and the San Antonio Film Festival in 2019. She was a winner of the virtual pitch contest at the Austin Film Festival in 2020. Her plays have been finalists for the O’Neill National Playwrights Conference as well as the Arts & Letters Prize in Drama. She was a 2013 recipient of a NYFA Fellowship in Playwriting and Screenwriting. Her original play, Birds of East Africa, premiered in 2017 at the Kitchen Theatre. Regional stage directing work includes the Dallas Theater Center, The Repertory Theatre of St. Louis, Alliance Theatre, Syracuse Stage, Capitol Repertory Theatre, Kitchen Theatre, and seven seasons as associate artistic director at the Hangar Theatre. She is the co-author and director of the musical Sammy & Me (MusicalFare Theatre, Hangar Theatre, Alliance Theatre, National Black Theatre Festival and New Vintage Theatricals). MFA, Syracuse University. BFA, Ithaca College. Member, SDC.

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