Discipline: Theatre – playwriting

Emily Feldman

Discipline: Theatre – playwriting
Region: New York, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 2020

Emily Feldman’s work has been produced by Actors Theatre of Louisville, Montana Rep and will be produced by Manhattan Theatre Club in the coming season. She has developed work with Colt Coeur, Magic Theatre, Alliance Theatre, Roundabout Theatre Company, The Playwrights Realm, Portland Center Stage, Cape Cod Theatre Project, The New Harmony Project, The Ground Floor at Berkeley Rep, American Conservatory Theatre, and Second Stage, among others. She is an alumna of The Working Farm at SPACE on Ryder Farm and the Jerome Fellowship/Core Apprenticeship at the Playwrights’ Center, was an Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition finalist, and was The 2017-2018 Shank Playwright-in-Residence at Playwrights Horizons. She’s a recent member of emerging writers groups at Page 73, The Orchard Project NYC, and Two River Theater. She is the 2019-2020 Tow Playwright-in Residence at Manhattan Theatre Club, a recipient of an Edgerton Foundation New Play Award and was included on the 2019 Kilroys List. She is working on commissions from Manhattan Theatre Club, Playwrights Horizons, and Arena Stage. During her residency she worked on two plays, first a first draft of a play tentatively titled The Oracle, and a revision of The Best We Could (a family tragedy) in advance of rehearsals for its premiere at Manhattan Theatre Club in May of 2020. The play has received an Edgerton Foundation New Play Award, support from the Tow Foundation, and was featured on the 2019 Kilroys List.



Emily Feldman worked in the MacDowell studio.

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