Discipline: Theatre – playwriting

Jackie Sibblies Drury

Discipline: Theatre – playwriting
Region: Brooklyn, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 2011

Jackie Sibblies Drury is a playwright who worked on a theater piece about forests and farms during her 2011 residency. Her play We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as Southwest Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884–1915 was performed at the Bay Area Playwrights Festival and was produced at Chicago's Victory Gardens Theater in 2012. She has also written the plays Social Creatures (2013), Really (2016), Fairview (2018), and Marys Seacole (2019). Fairview, an examination of race, won the 2019 Pulitzer Prize for Drama.



Jackie Sibblies Drury worked in the Alexander studio.

Originally designed to be a visual art gallery, this facility was built in memory of the late John White Alexander (1856-1915) and funded by Elizabeth Alexander and their son James. John White Alexander was highly regarded as a portrait painter and, in the early part of the 20th century, served…

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