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The Woman behind the words...

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The Woman behind the words...

 

Gina Femia’s plays include The Mermaids' Parade (Semifinalist, The Relentless Award, Finalist, Princess Grace Award), Annie and the Fat Man (Finalist, Leah Ryan Prize for Emerging Playwrights, Honorable Mention The Kilroys), ALLOND(R)A (Finalist, American Blue Ink Playwriting Award and the Doric Wilson Independent Playwriting Award), THIS HAPPENED ONCE AT THE ROMANCE DEPOT OFF THE I-87 IN WESTCHESTER (Workshop, Youngblood), 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, West Coast Premiere: Theatre of NOTE), and The Violet Sisters (Great Plains Theatre Conference).

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 (EST/Youngblood, World Premiere City Theatre), 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 was a 2018 Finalist for P73’s Playwriting Fellowship and is an Alum of EST Youngblood, Pipeline Theatre’s PlayLab and New Georges' Audrey Residency (Accidental Burlesque). She 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 Joust Theatre’s Writer’s Round Table, Lather, Rinse, Repeat, a New Georges Affiliated Artist and a New York Madness Company Member, has received residencies with P73’s Summer Residency, 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. MFA, Sarah Lawrence College (Lipkin Prize in Playwriting).

 

 
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