Claire Kiechel’s plays include Pilgrims (developed at the Millay Colony; Pipeline Theatre Company reading); Lulu Is Hungry (Cincinnati Playhouse workshop; upcoming Fresh Ground Pepper workshop presentation); Umma Lappa Soon (Colt Coeur’s 2013 Play Hotel series; Naked Angels reading; nominated for The Kilroy’s THE LIST); Some Dark Places of the Earth (semi-finalist for the Princess Grace Award and the O’Neill Theatre Conference); Passenger (current Finalist for Heideman Award at Actors’ Theatre of Louisville, Crashbox production); Wolf Play (winner of the 2012 Samuel French OOB Festival, published by Samuel French). Besides being a proud member of Ensemble Studio Theatre’s Youngblood, Claire is also a member of The Civilians 2015-16 R&D Group and the 2015 Fresh Ground Pepper PlayGround PlayGroup. She is an alum of the 2015 Pipeline Playlab and was a Tennessee Williams Scholar at the 2015 Sewanee Writers’ Conference.
BA: Amherst College. MFA: New School for Drama.