ALEXIS CLEMENTS
October 2011

Brooklyn, NY – Alexis is a writer, performer, and pamphleteer currently based in New York City. An alumna of the Women\’s Project Playwrights Lab, a former fellow of the Dramatists Guild of America, recipient of two Puffin Foundation Artist Grants, and a Ludwig Vogelstein Foundation grant, she writes plays, short stories, articles, and reviews, and is the founder of New Acquisition. Her work has been produced and published in both the US and the UK. Recent theatrical productions include: Conversation (Philadelphia, PA), Place ReImagined (New York, NY); Your Own Personal Apocalypse (New York, NY); The Interview (Edinburgh Fringe Festival, Scotland, UK); Causality (Wheeling, WV); Three Choices (Chesterfield, UK); Pieces (Washington, DC, & Iowa City, IA); Class and The Great American Novel (Washington, DC); Finding Words and Unfettered (Kansas City, MO).
      Alexis is the co-editor of the two-volume anthology of plays, Out of Time & Place, which includes her performance piece, Conversation. Her plays, Pieces and Three Choices, have been published by KNOCK. Her short stories have appeared in a handful of literary magazines and collections, including two different anthologies published by Route (UK), Bonne Route and Ideas Above Our Station, and also in the Guardian. Her articles and reviews have appeared in magazines and newspapers such as The Brooklyn Rail, Nature, Aesthetica, and Travel New England. She regularly writes about theater and performance art for The L Magazine. She has a M.Sc. in Philosophy & History of Science from the London School of Economics and Political Science and a B.A. in Theatre Studies from Emerson College.

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