Anna Moench is a Jerome Fellow at the Playwrights' Center in Minneapolis and a Van Lier Fellow at the Lark Play Development Center in New York City. Her plays have been seen at the Old Vic, 59E59, Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Flea, NYU, Indiana University of PA, Dance Theater Workshop, Dixon Place, The Kraine, The Looking Glass Theatre, and FringeNYC. Anna has developed plays with The Public Theater, The Lark, the Playwrights' Center, Florida Studio Theatre, [the claque], 3Graces Theater Co., the Great Plains Conference, the Last Frontier Conference, the Sewanee Writers’ Conference, and The Inkwell.
Awards include the Jerome Foundation’s 2009 Travel Grant, the 2010 T.S. Eliot Exchange with the Old Vic, and the Tennessee Williams Scholarship. Anna is a two-time recipient of the EST/Sloan Commission and has been commissioned by NYU Tisch's Graduate Acting Program, 2G Theater Company, Keen Teens, Red Fern Theatre Company, and Haggard Middle School in Plano, TX. She has been a writer in residence at Baltimore's CENTERSTAGE, the Lark's Winter Workshop, the Tofte Lake Center, the Vineyard Arts Project, and the FAR Space. Her play, Hunger, was presented in Playwrights' Week 2012 at the Lark.
Anna has been a member of the 2011 Emerging Writers Group at The Public Theater and Youngblood at Ensemble Studio Theatre. She is a New Georges Affiliated Artist and an alumna of New Georges’ writer-director lab, The Jam.
Anna's plays for young actors have both been published: Backwards At The Speed Of Light is available through Playscripts, and A Polar Bear In New Jersey is available through Samuel French.
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Email: amoench at gmail.com