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Connie Hall

Literary Services Manager

Connie Hall currently advocates for the resident and alumni playwright company through web-based communications and she manages the application and review process for the 7-Year Residency, the Kleban Prize, and the Princess Grace Award in Playwriting. Connie has worked with New Dramatists in several different capacities since 2009, most recently as the interim manager of institutional giving. A creator, performer, and producer of new work in New York and abroad, she ran Conni’s Avant Garde Restaurant from 2006-2018 (2012 NY Innovative Theatre Awards for Outstanding Ensemble and Performance Art Production), performing and cooking for thousands in Cleveland, Cambridge, Louisville, Nashville, and New York City. She is a repeat performer at Shakespeare in Stonington (ME), and she has enjoyed longtime collaborations as a contributing performer with Aya Ogawa, Jeanette Yew, Jeffrey Frace, Paul Bargetto/undergroundzero festival, and International WOW Company. Connie has served on the staffs of Theatre Development Fund and Theatre Communications Group. She holds an MFA in Acting from Columbia University. Connie lives on Mount Beacon, where she likes to bring theatermakers on hikes.