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Abbey Fenbert

Abbey Fenbert is an LA-based playwright and co-Literary Manager with the Vagrancy Theatre Company. Her work celebrates empathy, honesty and women getting lots of lines. She holds an MFA in Playwriting from Boston University and is originally from Detroit, MI.

If You Don’t Have Anything Nice to Say, Say it Anyway
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If You Don’t Have Anything Nice to Say, Say it Anyway

22 July 2017

Abbey Fenbert encourages people to speak out when they are in uncomfortable situations, even if it feels challenging. 

Matter and Myth
Essay

Matter and Myth

Rethinking the Body Onstage

18 January 2017

Abbey Fenbert examines the intersection of theatre and physical discrimination, and considers what is the responsibility of artists interested in transcending, rather than reinforcing, the myths society projects upon the body?

Artistic Identity in the Age of Fascism (or
Essay

Artistic Identity in the Age of Fascism (or

You don’t bring nuance to an iron fistfight)

3 December 2016

Playwright Abbey Fenbert on the new mandate for theatre artists.