CLAIRE KIECHEL is a New York-based theater maker and sometimes LA-based film and TV writer. Her plays include: PILGRIMS (The Gift Theatre, Alley All New Reading Series; The Lark Playwrights' Week 2016, the Kilroys' 2016 THE LIST); LULU IS HUNGRY with composer Avi Amon at Ars Nova's ANTFEST 2016; SOME DARK PLACES OF THE EARTH at the New School for Drama. Her work has been presented and developed by the Alley Theatre, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Ars Nova, Cincinnati Playhouse in the Park, The Civilians, Colt Coeur, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Fresh Ground Pepper, Hangar Theatre, Judson Church MagicTime, the Millay Colony, Naked Angels, the Orchard Project, Pipeline Theatre Company & Seattle Rep. 

She has received commissions from Actors Theatre of Louisville, South Coast Rep, and the Alley Theatre, and has a BA from Amherst College and an MFA from the New School for Drama. She was a writer for Netflix's second season of THE OA, and is currently on the upcoming HBO series WATCHMEN.