Discipline: Theatre – playwriting

Sande Zeig

Discipline: Theatre – playwriting
Region: New York, NY
MacDowell Fellowships: 1990

Sande Zeig is an American film director and writer. She studied theater in Wisconsin and Paris. In 1975, Zeig was living in Paris, studying mime and teaching karate, when she met the writer Monique Wittig. Zeig's 2000 film, The Girl, is based on a short story by Wittig. Her 2008 biographical film Soul Masters: Dr. Guo and Dr. Sha follows the work of two Chinese healers, one of whom had previously treated Zeig's father. She is the founder of New York City film distribution company Artistic License.



Sande Zeig worked in the Veltin studio.

Veltin Studio was donated by alumni of the Veltin School, a school for girls in New York with a highly respected visual arts department. As the plaque just outside the entrance attests, this studio was used by poet Edwin Arlington Robinson during most of the 24 summers he spent at MacDowell. Perhaps most famously, Thornton Wilder put the finishing…

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