Cassie M. Seinuk
Co-Founder and President
photo by Rachel Kurnos Photography
Cassie M. Seinuk is a Jewish Cuban playwright, visual artist, and AEA stage manager, with an MFA in Writing for Stage and Screen from Lesley University, and a BA from Brandeis University with High Honors in Theatre Arts and Creative Writing. Seinuk's full-length play, From The Deep, is the 2014 winner of the Pestalozzi New Play Prize at the Firehouse Center for the Arts. Seinuk is a nominee for the National 10-minute Award at the Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival for her play Leave A Message. Seinuk’s 10-minute play Occupy Hallmark was produced in July 2013 as a Final 30ist at the Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival (OOB). Additionally, her one-act play, The Muse, was a semi-finalist at the OOB in 2011, a semi-finalist in Manhattan Rep's One Act Competition in 2012, and a 2013 semi-finalist at The Warner Theatre's Playwrights Festival. Seinuk’s short works have been produced nationally with over 20 productions. Her full-length, Runner: The Novel The Play, received a workshop in Chicago (Echoes Theatre); her full-lengthMeet Me In The Bathroom will have its third staged reading in early 2014. Her full-lengthEyes Shut. Door Open received a reading with Wax Wings Productions in November 2013. Seinuk is the co-founder of Interim Writers, and is a member of its Accomplice Writers' Group. www.cassiemseinuk.com
Max is a playwright and dramaturg who has provided literary support to theaters in Minnesota, Vermont, and proudly now in Boston. Max's most recent success includes his New York debut at the Abingdon Theater Company's Moral Dilemmas Comedy Challenge with his short play, Sometimes A Kumquat Is Just A Kumquat, which was first workshopped and presented at IW's inaugural reading. Other productions of his work include Todd Honey (Royall Tyler Theatre) and The Thing About Pants (Boston Actor's Theater's Summer Play Festival 2010). Max has also provided dramaturgy on such productions as The Caretaker, A Christmas Carol, Writer 1271 (Guthrie Theater), Phaedra's Love (Red Letter Theater) and The Minneapolis Pinter Studies (Mixed Precipiation Theatre).
Max has also recently started wearing plaid, can't figure out how to use his new iPhone, and can name every supporting actor to ever appear in a Woody Allen film.
Laura Neubauer earned a Master of Fine Arts in Playwriting from the University of Nevada Las Vegas and has taught theatre at the College of Southern Nevada. She also serves on the Talk Back Team for Trinity Repertory Company of Providence, RI. Ms. Neubauer’s work has been produced at the Salt Lake Shakespeare Company, Theatre O in Boulder, CO and the Nevada Conservatory Theatre as well as in numerous short-play festivals around the country. Her full-length play, The Chasm, was a semi-finalist for the 2009 David Mark Cohen National Playwriting Award. More recently her short play, Queen Bee, became a finalist for the Arizona Centennial Playwriting Competition and took home an award for Best Script at Wasatch Theatre Company's Page-to-Stage Festival in Salt Lake City.
Jess is a playwright, dramaturg and teacher whose plays have been presented in New York, Providence, Boston, Washington DC, and Iowa. She holds an MFA from the University of Iowa’s Playwrights’ Workshop where she received the IRAM award for outstanding work on her festival play Proficient. She is an Affiliated Artist for the Boston-based theater company Sleeping Weazel, works as the Director of Community Engagement at Company One, and teaches playwriting at Interlochen Summer Arts Camp.
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