CLAIRE KIECHEL
April 2015

New York, NY – Claire is a playwright and theater maker living in New York. Her plays include: Umma Lappa Soon (Colt Coeur’s 2013 Play Hotel series; Naked Angels reading; nominated for The Kilroy’s The List); Some Dark Places of the Earth (semi-finalist, O’Neill National Playwriting Conference); Wolf Play (winner of the 2012 Samuel French Off Off Festival Short Play Festival, published by Samuel French); Well, What Do You Want (to See)? (performed and written with Diane Exavier at Bowery Poetry Club); Play/Date (co-written, produced by 3LD); St. Vitus’ Dance (finalist, Kennedy Center MFA Playwrights Workshop); Norway (Crashbox Theater Company reading, developed at the 2012 Orchard Project); Be Careful of Words (devised with Helikon Rep); Whale Song Or: Learning to Live with Mobyphobia (FringeNYC 2011, upcoming NYC Tongue In Cheek production).
     Readings and productions of her plays have been held at the LaMaMa, the Kraine, Brick Theater, Theaterlab, Bowery Poetry Club, and the Beckett Theater. She is a member of the Pipeline Playlab class of 2015. She has a BA from Amherst College and an MFA in playwriting from the New School for Drama.

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