Monet Hurst-Mendoza

Fellow

2016 -- 2018

Monet Hurst-Mendoza is an NYC-based playwright from Los Angeles, CA. Her plays have been developed with Rising Circle Theater Collective, Astoria Performing Arts Center (Veil'd, world premiere), American Academy of Dramatic Arts, |the claque|, Looking Glass Theatre (NYC), Amios, The Oneness Project, The Other Mirror, Magic Time @ Judson, Atlantic Acting School/ NYU Tisch, The Kupferberg Center for the Arts, #serials@The Flea, WP Theater, The Public Theater, Playwright’s Playground at Classical Theatre of Harlem, and the Institute of Contemporary Art in Boston. She is a current member of the 2017-2018 R&D Group at The Civilians and is a 2016-2018 Van Lier Fellow at New Dramatists. Monet is an alum of the 2017 Emerging Writers Group at The Public Theater and was a 2014-2016 Time Warner/Women’s Project Lab Fellow. She has held residencies with The Other Mirror, The MITTEN Lab, and SPACE on Ryder Farm. She has been a finalist for Playwright's Week and the New York Jerome Fellowship at The Lark, Old Vic New Voices US/UK Exchange, the Many Voices Fellowship at The Playwright's Center, the Playwrights Realm Writing Fellowship, and the Leah Ryan FEWW Prize (Honorable Mention, 2017). Smith Prize for Political Theatre and Cherry Lane Mentor Project nominations. Broadway: Assistant to the Playwright for Oslo at Lincoln Center Theater.
Monet is a proud affiliate of Rising Circle Theater Collective, where she co-facilitates INKtank/PlayRISE—a developmental writers lab and new works festival for emerging playwrights of color. B.A.: Marymount Manhattan College.

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  • Van Lier Fellowship

    Van Lier Fellowship

    The Van Lier Fellowships award a two-year residency at New Dramatists to three emerging writers of exceptional talent. Open to writers from underrepresented backgrounds, this program offers professional exposure, artistic development, and community involvement at New Dramatists.

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