Resident Playwright2011 -- 2018
Stefanie Zadravec is a resident playwright at New Dramatists and the 2014 writer-in-residence at The Women's Project Theater in New York. She received the 2013 Francesca Primus Prize and a 2013 fellowship in Playwriting from the New York Foundation for the Arts for her play, THE ELECTRIC BABY. Her other plays include: THE NOCTURNAL CRY OF A GREAT POTOO, COLONY COLLAPSE, THE BOAT, HONEY BROWN EYES, and SAVE ME. Her work has been produced and/or developed at Oregon Shakespeare Festival, Play Penn, Theater J, The Lark Play Development Center, Two River Theater Company, New Dramatists, The Kennedy Center, The Working Theater, San Francisco Playhouse, The Barrow Group, Epic Theatre Ensemble, and Playwrights Realm, among others. Commissions: The Women's Project, Oregon Shakespeare Festival (Full Stage USA/The Mellon Foundation); Epic Theatre Ensemble (Ford Foundation); and The Working Theater (NYSCA). Honors: Francesca Primus Prize, Helen Hayes Award, The Lark Playwright Fellowship, NYFA Fellowship, Dramatists Guild Fellowship, Playwrights Realm Fellowship, Sustainable Arts Foundation Award, Sewanee Writers Conference Fellow, Women in Arts And Media Coalition's Collaboration Award with director, Daniella Topol. Her plays are published by Dramatists Play Service and featured in Best Women’s Stage Monologues (Smith & Kraus) Stefanie teaches playwriting at SUNY Purchase and at Primary Stages’ ESPA school.
The American Theatre Critics Association has named Stefanie Zadravec winner of the $10,000 Francesca Primus Prize for her play The Electric Baby.
Stefanie Zadravec was one of five artists to earn a Sustainable Arts Foundation Writing Award. The Sustainable Arts Foundation awards cash grants to visual artists and writers with families.