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Artist-in-Residence, Playwriting; Acting Concentration Advisor.
Amy Freed is the author of The Monster Builder, Restoration Comedy, The Beard of Avon, Freedomland, Safe in Hell, The Psychic Life of Savages, You, Nero
and other plays. Awards include the Charles McArthur Playwriting Award, the Joseph Kesserling Award, and LA Critic's Circle Award and Pulitzer Prize Finalist (Freedomland
.) Freed's work has been produced at Playwright's Horizons, New York Theater Workshop, The Flea, South Coast Repertory Theater, The Goodman, Seattle Repertory, American Conservatory Theater, Yale Rep, California Shakespeare Theater, Berkeley Rep, The Woolly Mammoth Theater, Portland Artists Rep, Arena Stage and other theaters around the country.
Freed has served as TCG Resident Playwright at South Coast Rep, Resident Playwright at the Old Globe, and was a Mellon Foundation Playwriting Resident for the Arena Stage in Washington D.C. 2009-2012.
Current commissions include South Coast Rep and Oregon Shakespeare Festival.