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Alexandra Collier is a playwright who has worked in the US and Australia at Sydney Theatre Company, La Mama, Playwrights Horizons, New Group, Women’s Project, New Georges, the Lark and Dixon Place.

Her play Holy Day was a Susan Smith Blackburn Prize Finalist. Other awards/fellowships include the RE Ross Trust Playwrights Award, MacDowell Fellowship and the Dame Joan Sutherland Award. Her musical Triplight, written with composer Greta Gertler, was awarded a UCROSS Fellowship, a Space on Ryder Farm residency and a Rhinebeck Writers Retreat residency in New York. Her play Underland is available through Playlab Indie.

Collier’s recent work includes Together, a new play with songs, which was workshopped at Playwrights Horizons with music by Heather Christian; Underland (59E59, Off Broadway, terraNOVA Collective), Take Me Home (a mobile theatre piece in a New York City taxi, Incubator Arts Project, Other Forces Festival).

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