about

Member of Ma-Yi Writers Lab Since 2004

Nora Chau loves a good story. She is a member of the Ma-Yi Writer’s Lab, a former ABC/Disney Grant Recipient for New Talent in Screenwriting, an ABC/Disney Writing Fellowship finalist, and a Women’s Project Lab finalist. Her short plays have been published by Smith & Kraus and you can see her crazy web serial at prettypreciousunicorns.com.

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/norabelle

Twitter: @norabelle

Website: www.norachau.com

CONTACT

Email: norachau[at]gmail.com

PLAYS

GROWING UP FOR DUMMIES: A BANK ROBBER’S GUIDE

Full-length Comedy/Drama
3M 3W

Production/Development History:
Workshop reading, Ma-Yi, NYC 2009 (dir. Jake Hirzel)

The AmeriCAN’T Dream

Full-length Comedy/Satire
4M 1W

Production/Development History:
Workshop reading, Ma-Yi, NYC 2008 (dir. Jake Hirzel)

THE ART OF WAR

Full-length Comedy/Drama
4M 2W

Production/Development History:
Staged reading, Fluid Motion, NYC 2006 (dir. Christine Simpson)
Asian American Arts Alliance Grant Recipient

ENDINGS: A COLLECTION OF LOVE STORIES GONE WRONG

Full-length Comedy/Drama
5M 5W

Production/Development History:
Staged production, Yankee Repertory, NYC 2004
Staged production, Peeling, NYC 2003

LAUNDROMAT

10-Minute Comedy
2W 2M

Production/Development History:
Staged reading, Ma-Yi, NYC 2006 (dir. Victor Maog)
Staged reading, Lemonade Productions, 2007
Publication, Smith & Kraus’ Best Ten-Minute Plays of 2007

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO FINGER PAINTING, ANIMAL CRACKERS, AND AFTERNOON NAPS?

10-Minute Comedy
1W 2M

Production/Development History:
Staged reading, Ma-Yi, NYC 2007
Staged reading, Fresh Industry Night, NYC 2007
Publication, Smith & Kraus’ Best Ten-Minute Plays of 2008

LEMON TREE

One-Act Drama
1M 2W

Production/Development History:
Workshop reading, 2g, NYC 2005 (dir. Ron Domingo)

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