Hope Lafferty

Hope Lafferty

Instructor of Writing, Angelo State University (2018-2019), UC San Diego (2020-)
Founder and managing director, Marfa Theatre Incubator (2018-2020)
Kennedy Center Playwriting Intensive (2018)
Member, the Dramatists Guild of America (2019-)
Birth mother, FRINGE MARFA (2020)
Professional Training Program, Dell'Arte International School of Physical Theatre (2021-2022)


  • Our Bodies, Our Shelves
    a Vagina Monologue for the Post-Roe Era

    This staged 10-minute piece chronicles the experience of a young woman teaching medical students how to perform pelvic exams.

  • Four A.M. Feeding
    The predawn existential crisis of a 40-something nulliparous insomniac in conversation with her second husband after a mutual friend discloses her latest failed round of IVF.
  • Chucktown
    A 10-minute play of 2 strangers meeting after the Category Five tornado hit Charles City IA in 1968.