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The Groundbreakers Playwrights Group
ALEXANDRA COLLIER's plays have been developed at Sydney Theatre Company, Women’s Project, New Georges, the Lark and Dixon Place. Recent work: We Play for the Gods (Off Broadway with Women’s Project Lab, Cherry Lane), Underland (developed at Sydney Theatre Company and Dixon Place) and The Red Letterbox (Weasel Festival). Her play The Will of the Cockroach was commissioned by The Production Company and directed by May Adrales as part of the Australia Project. In Australia, she performed in Still Waiting (La Mama), which subsequently toured to the Adelaide Fringe Festival and was awarded the RE Ross Trust National Playwrights Award. Upcoming: Take Me Home, a mobile performance in a taxi on the streets of New York for the Other Forces Festival (Incubator Arts Project, 2014). Other awards/fellowships: UCROSS Foundation, SPACE on Ryder Farm, Rhinebeck Writer’s Retreat, MacDowell Fellowship and Dame Joan Sutherland Award (Australian-American Association). She is an alumni of the Brooklyn College MFA Playwriting program and Women’s Project Playwrights Lab.
STEVE DiUBALDO is a New York City playwright, screenwriter, and poet. Playwriting credits include: Coyote and the Origin of Death (Last Match), Man Versus Suit (Lyric Theater, LA), Just Another Guy With a Pickup Line (Snapshots, Pico Playhouse), Insider/Outsider (Food For Thought, NYC), All My Friends (Underground Theater), The Catholic Question in America (Commissioned by the NYU Ireland House), among others. DiUbaldo is a member of the Rattlestick Playwrights Theater apprentice company, The Middle Voice, who will be producing his play, Under the Water Tower, in the coming months. His work has appeared at Rattlestick’s Theater Jam, UglyRhino’s Drinking Games, and Rising Phoenix Rep’s Cino Nights. His short film, Couples Therapy, was recently purchased by Shorts International for distribution. He was a recipient of The Rita and Burton Goldberg Playwright Foundation Fellowship and the Excellence in Playwriting Award at NYU, where he received his MFA in Dramatic Writing.
SUKARI JONES' musicals include The River Is Me, The KKK Boutique, and 4Revenge Tales: for my Mother, Grandmother, Baby Sister and Me. Her new plays are Toy Box, Shadow Dancer, The Real Friend, Metropolis-ville and “LOCATION, LOCATION, LOCATION!!!!”. Sukari is an alum of the BMI Lehman Engel Musical Theater Advanced Workshop and The Public Theater’s Emerging Writers Group. Sukari received her B.A. from Vassar College and M.F.A. from New York University's Tisch School of the Arts Graduate Musical Theatre Writing Program where she was twice awarded the Yip Harburg Outstanding Lyricist Award. Her work has been performed and developed at Lincoln Center, Goodspeed Opera House, Tofte Lake Center, Vineyard Arts Project, Barrington Stage Company, Laurie Beechman Theatre, Lark Play Development Center, Joe’s Pub and The Public Theater. Upcoming projects: an anti-superhero screenplay, a multimedia play based on a post-apocalyptic video-web-blog with zombies and a Motown-sound musical based on Othello.
BOO KILLEBREW is a co-founder of CollaborationTown, A Theatre Company and a member of the 2013 Emerging Writers Group at The Public Theater. Her plays include ROMANCE NOVELS FOR DUMMIES, DAYS LIKE DIAMONDS, THE PLAY ABOUT MY DAD (nominated for The Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, 59e59 Theatres), THE MOMENTUM (NYC Fringe, Fringe Excellence Award for Overall Production, Emerging Americas Festival, GLAAD Nominee, Guild Hall), THEY'RE JUST LIKE US (L.A. Theatre of Note, N.Y. CTown, published by NYTE), Boo and/or her work has appeared at HERE, The New Ohio, The Roundabout, The Public, New Georges, Clubbed Thumb, MCC, The Living Theatre, The Playwrights Realm, NYMF, LaMaMa Etc., The Huntington and 59e59. Boo is the recipient of 2 NY Innovative Theatre Awards, 2 NY Fringe Awards, The Bette Davis Foundation Award, and 3 residencies at Robert Wilson's Watermill Center. She has been an Edward F. Albee Foundation Fellow, a NYFA Artist in Residence and Fellow; is an Affiliated Artist with New Georges, and a teaching artist at The Roundabout. BFA, Boston University.
JORDAN SEAVEY is Co-Artistic Director of NYC theatre company CollaborationTown (CTown), a member of the 2009 Emerging Writer’s Group at The Public Theater, and a Usual Suspect at the New York Theatre Workshop. With CTown, he’s presently the inaugural recipient of the 2-year Archive Alliance Residency at The New Ohio Theatre and IRT Theater developing their newest devised piece. His plays include LISTENING FOR OUR MURDERER, THE MOMENTUM (with CTown; 2012 GLAAD Media Award nomination), THE FUNNY PAIN, THE TRUTH WILL OUT, CHILDREN AT PLAY, 6969 and THIS IS A NEWSPAPER. His work has been developed with New York Theatre Workshop, The Public Theater, The Old Vic, Roundabout Theatre Company, Rattlestick Playwrights Theatre, Lark Play Development Center, Oslo Internasjanole Teater, Robert Wilson's Watermill Center, 59E59 Theaters, The Amoralists, Huntington Theatre Company, About Face Theater, Williamstown, hotINK Festival, The MacDowell Colony, The Orchard Project, Dartmouth College, Edward F. Albee Foundation, and the Lower Manhattan Cultural Council.
MFONISO UDOFIA is a 2013 Sundance Theatre Lab Resident Playwright and a 2013 Summer Yale Resident with the Page 73 development programs. She is also Makehouse's 2013 Sponsored Artist in Residence. Ms. Udofia was a 2012 New Black Fest Writing Fellow and she served as a 2012-2013 Writing Fellow with both Playwrights Realm and Rising Circle's INKTank. She has also been a finalist for the 2013 Lark Playwrights' Week and the 2013 Many Voices Fellowship. She has achieved semifinalist status with the Eugene O'Neill National Playwrights Conference during 2012 and 2013 for her plays, The Grove and Sojourners. She was also semifinalist for the 2014 Cherry Lane Mentor Project and the 2012 Page 73 Playwrights Development Programs. Please follow her at @mfudofia and check out her site www.mfonisoudofia.com for the latest news.