Tuesday, January 17, 2012


We are THRILLED to introduce another one of our RESIDENT Playwrights:

Trish Harnetiaux is a Brooklyn based playwright whose work has been performed and developed in New York at Dixon Place, The 13th Street Theatre, 78th Street Theatre Lab, The Ohio Theatre, Metropolitan Playhouse, The Samuel French Festival, and The New Jersey Rep.

She has been a recipient of the Himan Brown Creative Writing Award, and a finalist for the Kesselring Prize, the Heideman Award and the 2011 SLS Fiction Fellowship. Publications include: Straight On Til Morning (Broadway Play Publishing), The Dorsal Striatum (Post Road Magazine), A Gopher in the Ninth Ward(The Brooklyn Review), and The Drill (The Brooklyn Review). Her work has been included in Best Stage Monologues for Men (Smith & Kraus) and Best Stage Scenes 2007 (Smith & Kraus). She has been a two-time fellow at both the MacDowell Colony and The Corporation of Yaddo.

Full-length plays include YOUR PRETTY LITTLE WORLD, adapted from Shirley Jackson’s novel, The Bird’s Nest, Welcome to the White Room, and That Little Hand On Your Face. She is currently developing Mr. Bungle and the Incident on Lambdamoo based on an a disturbing online incident that occurred in 1993. She writes regularly about theatre for The Brooklyn Rail, is a speechwriter for live events.

In 2008, Harnetiaux received her MFA from Mac Wellman’s playwriting program at Brooklyn College and currently, she is a member of the 2011/2012 Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab where she is writing her new play, a unconventional love story, titled The Convention. She recently co-wrote/co-directed the short film, You Should Be A Better Friend and is a founding member of the production company Steel Drum in Space. More information can be found at trishharnetiaux.com and steeldruminspace.com

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