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Zoe Kamil

Zoe Kamil is a playwright and theatre artist hailing from San Francisco, currently located in New York City. Her plays have been workshopped and produced at Young Playwrights Inc (NYC, 2014 National Competition Winner), The Playwrights Project (San Diego), and The Blank Theatre (LA) among others. In addition to being a full-time student, she is the Associate Director of Semicolon Theatre Company, an organization dedicated to the development of new work by and for young adults—run entirely by theatre artists twenty-one and younger. She loves kale chips, cats, and her tiny apartment in East Harlem. For more informaiton, visit www.zoekamil.com

Learning to Listen
Essay

Learning to Listen

“Political Correctness” and the Question of Socially Responsible Theatre

13 September 2016

Playwright Zoe Kamil writes about casting a play of hers, and the difficult conversations that arose because she didn’t specify the race of certain characters.

Mapping the Experience of the Student Playwright
Essay

Mapping the Experience of the Student Playwright

20 May 2016

Playwright Zoe Kamil discusses the actual training of student playwrights and shares the insight of several undergraduate playwrights from programs in the US.