A.A. BRENNER

www.aabrenner.com

PLAYWRITING


COMMISSIONS & PRODUCTIONS

Blanche & Stella, Dir. Colm Summers   Expected: Summer 2021

Lenfest Center for the Performing Arts @ Columbia University, New York, NY

  • Finalist for the 2021 Columbia @ Roundabout New Play Reading Series

Plooto: A Space Oddity (Book & Lyrics) with John Garry, Music by Jay Adana    Spring 2021

CO/LAB Theater Group

  • Commissioned by CO/LAB Theater Group

 

Transgressions, Dir. Colm Summers    March 2020* (*canceled due to COVID-19)

The Studio @ Schapiro, Columbia University, New York, NY    

  • Finalist for the 2020-22 Lark-Apothetae Playwriting Fellowship

 

Emily Driver’s Great Race Through Time & Space with Gregg Mozgala, Dir. Talleri A. McRae & Mickey Rowe     January 2020

La Jolla Playhouse & National Disability Theatre, La Jolla, CA

  • Commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse & National Disability Theatre

  • The Kilroys’ 2020 List honoree
     

God is Dead & April’s Getting Married, Dir. Jess Phillips    July 2018

Capital Fringe Festival, Washington, D.C.

  • Named “Best of Fringe” by DC Metro Theater Arts

 

God is Dead & April’s Getting Married, Dir. Charlie Marie McGrath    May 2017

Shakespeare Theatre Company (Fellows Consortium), Washington, DC

 

Twentyhood     November 2015

Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts @ Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

 

 

READINGS

 

Blanche & Stella   February 2021 

The Lark (Roundtable), New York, NY 

phantasia; or, those games you used to play with your barbies   December 2020 

The Lark (Roundtable), New York, NY 

 

Emily Driver’s Great Race Through Time & Space with Gregg Mozgala, Dir. Evan Cummings    July 2020

Queens Theatre and the Museum, Arts and Culture Access Consortium (MAC), New York, NY

 

The Wind Cries Mary, Dir. Colm Summers    June 2020

The New Alternatives Festival / HowlRound TV, New York, NY 

 

Still Life, Dir. Emily Ranii    September 2014

Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts @ Cornell University, Ithaca, NY    

 

Olly Olly Oxen-Free, Dir. Austen Elizabeth Edwards      July 2013

    The Hangar Theatre Lab Company, Ithaca, NY    

 

Riding With Camellia, Dir. Bob Moss    February 2013
Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts @ Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

  • Winner of the 2013 Heermans-McCalmon Dramatic Writing Competition

 

Tiger, Tiger, Dir. Shana Gozansky    January 2013

    Young Playwrights, Inc., New York, NY

  • Winner of the 2012 Young Playwrights Inc. National Playwriting Competition

 

DRAMATURGY


Macbeth, Dir. Liesl Tommy    May 2017

Dramaturgical Assistant, Shakespeare Theatre Company, Washington, DC

Titus Andronicus, Dir. Spencer Whale    May 2017

Dramaturg, Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts @ Cornell University

 

4,000 Miles, Dir. Shana Gozansky    July 2013

Dramaturg, The Hangar Theatre, Ithaca, NY


ARTS ADMINISTRATION & ADVERTISING

 

Epiq Media                    New York, NY

Writer / Producer    August 2020-Present

 

David Henry Hwang     New York, NY

Assistant / Intern        August 2019-Present

 

The Lark                                              New York, NY

Artistic Roundtable & Casting Apprentice    September 2017-June 2018

 

Shakespeare Theatre Company    Washington, DC

Artistic Fellow                                         June 2016-June 2017

 

Dramatists Guild of America                                            New York, NY
Dramatists Guild Ambassador for the Central New York Region    October 2014 – May 2016

 

Verve Literary and Talent Agency    Los Angeles, CA
Intern                                                           June 2015 – August 2015

 

The Hangar Theatre    Ithaca, NY
Playwriting Apprentice     June 2013 – August 2013

EDUCATION

Columbia University    New York, NY

Master of Fine Arts: Playwriting     Expected: October 2021

Cornell University    New York, NY

BA: English, Theatre     May 2016

SKILLS & INTERESTS

Software: Microsoft Office; Tessitura; Adobe InDesign; FinalDraft; Pro Tools; QLab; FinalCutPro

Communication: Script coverage; Transcription; Captioning; Copyediting; Conversational Spanish (writing and speech)
Other: Tutoring Experience (Writing & Math); Valid US Driver’s License; Bartending / Concessions Experience