Emma D. Stanton Named 2016 Princess Grace Playwriting Fellow

July 29, 2016

Emma D. Stanton
Emma D. Stanton

Playwright Emma D. Stanton, the 2016 Princess Grace Fellow, whose play, No Candy, received the 2016 Princess Grace in Playwriting Award. Emma will be in residence for the 2016-2017 season.

Emma is a Chicago and New York theater artist. Her plays include Bojko and the Glacier, Jitterbug, Bountiful Planets, and No Candy. She has worked with such companies as Walkabout Theater Company, Oracle Theater, American Theater Company, Steppenwolf Theater Company, Victory Gardens Theater, About Face Theatre, Redmoon Theater, Double Edge Theater, En Garde Arts, and Roundabout Theatre. She was a recipient of a Civics and Arts Foundation Playwriting Award for Emerging Artists in Chicago, a finalist for the 2016 Susan Glaspell Award, selected as a winner of the Columbia/Roundabout Underground Reading Series, and the recipient of the 2016 Jane Chambers Award for her play No Candy. Emma is the Associate Artistic Director of Walkabout Theater in Chicago. BA: Boston College; MFA: Columbia University.

Website: www.emmadalbeystanton.com

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