Stacie Chaiken

Writer-performer: The Dig: death, Genesis & the Double Helix (PRT Coop workshop 2007; LA premiere in 2010); Looking for Louie (PRT premiere, 2000), Sifting Thru Ashes, and State of the Art.
Representative roles: Los Angeles: Master of the House (title role: Laguna Playhouse); Otherwise Engaged (Pacific Resident Theatre); Oscar Wilde’s Wife (title role: Odyssey Theatre). New York & regional: David Greenspan’s Jack and Principia (Home for Contemporary Theatre & Art); Edith Stein (Jewish Rep); Abe Lincoln in Illinois (Lincoln Center Theatre); Mark Harelik’s The Immigrant (Pennsylvania Stage Company); and the US premiere of Michel Tremblay’s Albertine in Five Times (Lincoln Stage, Hartford).

Stacie is the founder and artistic director of “What’s the Story?” Los Angeles a workshop for writers and performers wrestling with personal story.

She is on the performance faculty of the USC School of Theatre, and has taught Master Classes on autobiographical story and performance at New York University, Hebrew Union College, and in Israel at Bar Ilan, and Tel Aviv Universities, where she was a Fulbright Scholar. For her own work, she has received funding from the Durfee Foundation, Los Angeles Cultural Affairs Department, California Arts Council, USC Arts Initiative, and the Memorial Foundation for Jewish Culture.

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