about

member of mayi writers lab since 2010

Susan Soon He Stanton plays include Takarazuka!!! (Clubbed Thumb, East West Players, Oregon Shakespeare Festival workshop), Today Is My Birthday (Sundance, NYTW workshop), cygnus (Women’s Project Pipieline Festival, Kilroy’s List). She has worked as a writing consultant for Disney Creative Entertainment. She received a Feature Film Development Grant and Screenwriting Award from the Sloan Foundation, and a Leviathan Lab Film Production Grant. Films include Dress (winner of 2014 Hawai‘i International Film Festival Audience Award), Dispatched, Good House, and Same Will.

Awards and honors include Van Lier Fellowship at The Lark Play Development Center, Southern Rep’s Ruby Prize Runner-up, Susan Glaspell Prize Finalist, two-time Kilroy finalist, a Susan Smith Blackburn nomination, and a NET Partnership Grant with Satori Group. Commissions from South Coast Rep, Kumu Kahua, Honolulu Theater for Youth, New Sounds Theater, and Second Generation. Susan holds a BFA from NYU’s Tisch School of the Arts Dramatic Writing and an MFA in playwriting from the Yale School of Drama. She currently works as a staff writer for the TV series Succession on HBO.  

Gersh Theater Leah Hamos: LHamos@gersh.com 

Television David Rubin: DRubin@gersh.com

www.susan.stanton.com

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