BFA, Wesleyan University
MFA, Brooklyn College, CUNY
Stephanie Fleischmann is a core member of the Playwrights Center, a 2007/2008 HARP resident artist at HERE Arts Center, and an alumnus of New Dramatists. Grants/Awards/Fellowships include: NYSCA Individual Artists Commission for her libretto for RED FLY/BLUE BOTTLE. N.E.A. Opera/Music-Theater (FAR SEA PHARISEE, music by Miki Navazio); 2 NYFA fellowships; Tennessee Williams Fellow in Playwriting, Sewanee, University of the South; Whitfield Cook Award (ELOISE & RAY, also Village Voice Season Highlight); Frederick Loewe Award (THE HOTEL CARTER, music by Jenny Giering); Pew Charitable Trust Philadelphia Theatre Initiative Project Grant (THE STREET OF USEFUL THINGS). Residencies: MacDowell, Hedgebrook, Mabou Mines/Suite, Voice & Vision. Additional works for theater: lyrics for THE GREEKS, PARTS 2 & 3 (Juilliard); RED FLY/BLUE BOTTLE (premiere HERE, NYC, April 2009); THE SECRET LIVES OF COATS, THE WONDER-SEEKER; VIPER; ORPHEUS (conceived by Kristin Marting, David Morris & Juliet Chia); WHAT THE MOON SAW; THE WORLD SPEED CARNIVAL, and THE POLISH DOORMAN. She has contributed texts to music by Olga Neuwirth: The Cartographer’s Song and ecstaloop, Basel, Berlin, the Aldeburgh Festival and elsewhere. Her work has been developed, presented and/or produced in NYC at: HERE Arts Center, New Georges, Interart Development Series, Soho Rep Summer Camp, the Public Theater, P.S. 122, the Knitting Factory, Bric, the Hangar Lab, BACA Downtown, and Lincoln Center Directors’ Lab. And elsewhere at: Empty Space Theater (Seattle), Roadworks (Chicago), Playwrights Foundation (San Francisco), Act II Playhouse (Ambler, PA), Hollywood Bowl, L.A. Theatreworks, New Theater (Miami). Publication: PLAY: A JOURNAL OF PLAYS, Playscripts.com, Smith & Krauss, Heinemann, Meriwether Press, Boosey & Hawkes, and The Brooklyn Review. Articles: BOMB, PARABASIS, I, Theatron. She was in residence at Harvard University and has taught at Bard College, the Playwrights Foundation, and Sewanee. MFA: Brooklyn College, where she studied with Mac Wellman.