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Andrea Lepcio

Andrea Lepcio, Playwright

Andrea Lepcio is a Maine-based playwright who writes fast and often. Most recently, she won the Maine Literary Award for Drama for her solo play Human. She is best known for Looking for the Pony, a finalist for the Dramatists Guild Hull-Warriner Award and for the NEA Outstanding New American Play Award. Most recently, she was an Artist in Residence at Acadia National Park. Her climate change play, World Avoided, was commissioned by Sloan/EST and presented in a reading by EST as part of the First Lights Festival in 2017 and 2019. She has been produced regionally, in New York City, and internationally; three new plays have been produced since 2015. She is a member of the Dramatists Guild, was a Dramatists Guild Fellow, served as the Fellows Program Director for ten years, and is a Dramatists Guild Institute teacher. She is an adjunct at the College of the Atlantic. Andrea is also a personal trainer and yoga teacher. M.F.A. Dramatic Writing, Carnegie Mellon University. B.A. Human Ecology, College of the Atlantic.

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Celebrating Women Musicals
Essay

Celebrating Women Musicals

18 May 2017

Calling for more female-driven musicals.

Pondering the Art and Science of Writing Non-fiction Plays
Essay

Pondering the Art and Science of Writing Non-fiction Plays

27 February 2016

Playwright Andrea Lepcio shares her experiences writing two different non-fiction scripts and offers advice for the process. 

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