writing resume


susan ferrara


Represented By:

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SUSAN GURMAN

GURMAN AGENCY LLC 

14 Penn Plaza, Suite 1703, New York, NY 10122

Tel: 212 749 4618

susan@gurmanagency.com

playwrighting


BUZZ (FULL LENGTH PLAY) (3W-6M) Carrie Preston, director

productions

  • alabama shakespeare festival, september 2019 (world premiere)

development readings and workshops

  • new york theatre workshop mondays @ 3 development reading, new york, new york

  • atlantic theater company, internal reading, new york, new york

awards & nominations

  • reverie productions, next generation playwriting winner

  • baltic writing residency (brora, scotland), finalist

  • jane chambers playwriting contact, honorable mention

 

THE WONDER (Solo Show) (1 W or 1M) Julie Ann Emery & Kevin Earley, Directors

PRODUCTIONS

  • International United Solo Theatre Festival (Festival Best-Seller), New York, New York

DEVELOPMENT READINGS & WORKSHOPS

  • terraNova Groundworks New Play Series Workshop, Cherry Lane Theatre, New York, New York

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

  • BEST PRODUCTION/BEST OF THE FESTIVAL, United Solo Theatre Festival Winner

  • Doric Wilson Independent Playwright Award, New York, New York (Nominated)

  • William Saroyan Human Rights/Social Justice Award (Nominated


THE Fall (full length play) (3w-2m)


THE MACHINE (Full Length Play(3W-4m)

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

  • Global Age Project Finalist

  • Leah Ryan Emerging Writers Fund Finalist


GERTRUDE (Full Length Play) (2W-2M)

DEVELOPMENT READINGS & WORKSHOPS

  • DecadesOut Reading and Workshop

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

  • Sundance Theatre Lab in MENA (Advanced to Round 2)


THE CHOSEN (Full Length Play) (4W-4M)

DEVELOPMENT READINGS & WORKSHOPS

  • terraNova Collective Groundbreakers Member, New York, New York


THE SILVER KITCHEN (Full Length Play) (2W–1M) (First in the silver kitchen trilogy)

DEVELOPMENT READINGS & WORKSHOPS

  • Naked Angels Theater Company Development Tuesdays@9, New York, New York

AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

  • Leah Ryan Emerging Writers Fund Finalist

  • Red Theatre Chicago Playwriting Competition, Runner Up (The first play in THE SILVER KITCHEN trilogy)

FRANK (FULL LENGTH PLAY) (2W-3M) (SEcond in the silver kitchen trilogy)

DEVELOPMENT READINGS & WORKSHOPS

  • FRIDAY NIGHT FOOTLIGHTS READING


F**KING HELL ~ 10 Minute Play ~ 1W–1M

BENEFIT PERFORMANCES

  • Daryl Roth, D2 Studios, New York, New York

  • Women’s Center Stage Festival, Culture Project, New York


PEASANT ~ Solo Show ~ 1W

DEVELOPMENT READINGS & WORKSHOPS

  • The Zipper Theatre, New York, New York, KEF Productions, Theatre Row, New York, New York


Education

  • Kennedy Center Playwright Intensive

  • Royal National Theatre, London (Scholarship)

  • Mac Wellman, Pataphysics

  • B.A., Millikin University; terraNova alumna

MEMBER OF TH DRAMATISTS GUILD, AEA, SAG/AFTRA