A.A. Brenner (they / she) is a playwright, dramaturg, and
A.A.'s writing blends naturalistic dialogue with heightened realism to explore queer, Jewish, and disability themes, challenging both societal power structures and theatrical form.
Their plays have been produced or commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse, National Disability Theatre, CO/LAB Theatre Group, Shakespeare Theatre Company (Fellows Consortium), Three Muses Theatre Company, Young Playwrights Inc., The Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts, Columbia University, and The Hangar Theatre Lab Company, among others. Most recently, their play for all audiences, EMILY DRIVER'S GREAT RACE THROUGH TIME AND SPACE (co-written by Gregg Mozgala), was featured on the 2020 Kilroys List.
Currently, A.A. resides in Manhattan with their cockapoo, Cody, and is a third-year MFA candidate at Columbia University School of the Arts. They also co-run an Instagram account that pairs Fleetwood Mac quotes with dogs.