Gina Femia
Core Writer
Brooklyn, NY
Biography

Gina Femia's work has been seen/developed at MCC Theater, Playwrights Horizons, EST, Page 73, Playwrights’ Center, CTG, Theater of NOTE, Panndora Productions, among others. Plays include ALLOND(R)A (2019 Kilroys List, Winner: Leah Ryan Prize, Runner-up, Yale Drama Prize), THIS HAPPENED ONCE AT THE ROMANCE DEPOT OFF THE I-87 IN WESTCHESTER (2019 Kilroys List Honorable Mention), We Are a Masterpiece (Winner: The Doric Wilson Award, Stage Rights publishing), The Mermaids' Parade (Finalist, American Blue Ink Award, Semifinalist, The Relentless Award, Finalist, Princess Grace Award), For The Love Of (Original Works Publishing), and The Violet Sisters (New Harmony Project, Great Plains Theatre Conference).

Gina is a Core Writer with the Playwrights' Center, and an alum of EST Youngblood, Page73's Interstate 73, Pipeline Theatre’s PlayLab, New Georges' Audrey Residency, Nashville Rep’s Ingram New Plays Lab and Parsnip Ship’s Radio Roots Writer’s Group. Gina’s a New Georges Affiliated Artist and has received residencies with Page73, Powerhouse, NTI at the O’Neill, SPACE on Ryder Farm, and Fresh Ground Pepper and has won the Neukom Award in Playwriting as well as the Otis Guernsey New Voices Award. MFA, Sarah Lawrence College (Lipkin Prize in Playwriting).

Successes

Gina Femia named a 2019-2020 Ingram New Works Playwright through the Nashville Repertory Theatre. 

Gina Femia is the 2018 recipient of the Leah Ryan Award for Emerging Female Playwrights

Gina Femia's play For The Love Of (or, the roller derby play) is being produced as part of Pride Films & Plays season: http://pridefilmsandplays.com/love-roller-derby-play-world-premiere/

The Violet Sisters performed as part of Owl and Cat Theatre's season in Melbourne, Australia.  

 

Gina Femia will develop her play The Violet Sisters at the Great Plains Theatre Conference this summer.