Eleanor Burgess

Eleanor's work has been produced at the Alliance Theatre, the Contemporary American Theatre Festival, Portland Stage Company, Merrimack Repertory Theatre, and Centenary Stage Company, and presented or developed at Manhattan Theatre Club, The New Group, New York Theatre Workshop, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Huntington Theatre Company, the Lark Play Development Center, the Kennedy Center/NNPN MFA Playwrights Workshop, Everyday Inferno, Ryder Farm and Luna Stage. She’s currently a 2050 Fellow at New York Theatre Workshop, a member of The Civilians' R&D Group, and a semifinalist for the 2018 P73 Playwriting Fellowship. She has also been the recipient of the Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Award, an EST/Sloan commission, a Keen Teens Commission, and the Susan Glaspell Award for Women Playwrights. She grew up in Brookline, Massachusetts, studied history at Yale College, and recently completed the M.F.A in Dramatic Writing at NYU/Tisch.