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The Woman behind the words...

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The Woman behind the words...

 

Gina Femia’s plays include The Violet Sisters (Great Plains Theatre Conference), Annie and the Fat Man (Finalist, Leah Ryan Prize for Emerging Playwrights, Honorable Mention The Kilroys), The Mermaids' Parade (Finalist, Princess Grace Award), ALLOND(R)A (Finalist, Doric Wilson Independent Playwriting Award), Super, or, How Clark Graves Learned to Fly (semi-finalist The O’Neill and The Princess Grace Award), For The Love Of (World Premiere: Pride Films & Plays), Mahogany Brown and the Case of the Disappearing Kid (The Brick’s Comic Book Theatre Festival), and Five-Sided Triangle (Dixon Place’s HOT!Fest, The Downtown Urban Theatre Festival).

Her solo shows include Things I Don’t Want to Talk About: a hero(ine)'s journey ( March Forth Productions, Playwright-in-Residence), Undead Anonymous (The United Solo Festival, published on Indie Theatre now), It’s Like Love (Dixon Place) and Happily Never Ever (The United Solo Festival, Dixon Place, The Estrogenius Festival).

Short plays include: FLY, BABY & WISHES DON'T DIE (EST/Youngblood), Bev. (EST/Asking For Trouble), BROKE/FIX (Pipeline Theatre/Matchstick Series, Barefoot Theatre Ensemble), She Holds Her (New York Madness, WIT Festival), Mirrors (Elite Theatre Company, Female is Future, New York Madness), The Last Love Song on Earth (Short Plays by Women Festival) and about 30 more.

She is an Alum of EST Youngblood, Pipeline Theatre’s PlayLab and New Georges' Audrey Residency (Accidental Burlesque) and has received a commission from Retro Theatre Productions (We Are A Masterpiece, World Premiere 2018). She is a writer for the webseries #GOINGHOMELESS and Ariel + Miranda + Fate and her first short film City Stars has been produced by Viscera Productions.

Gina is a current member of Lather, Rinse, Repeat, a New Georges Affiliated Artist and a New York Madness Company Member, has received residencies with NTI at the O’Neill, SPACE on Ryder Farm, Fresh Ground Pepper and Grin City Collective. She has been nominated for the Doric Wilson Award and the Cherry Lane Theatre Mentor Project and is a Semifinalist for the P73 Playwriting Fellowship. MFA, Sarah Lawrence College (Lipkin Prize in Playwriting).

 

 
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