Hilary Bettis writes plays, TV and movies. Her work includes: Blood & Dust, The Ghosts of Lote Bravo, The History of American Pornography, Alligator, Dakota Atoll, Mexico and American Girls. Awards, residencies, and commissions include: Audrey Residency at New Georges, The Lark’s Playwrights Week, Writer-In-Residence at Cape Cod Theater Project, SPACE at Ryder Farm Residency, The Lark/NYSF at Vassar...
Hilary Bettis writes plays, TV and movies. Her work includes: Blood & Dust, The Ghosts of Lote Bravo, The History of American Pornography, Alligator, Dakota Atoll, Mexico and American Girls. Awards, residencies, and commissions include: Audrey Residency at New Georges, The Lark’s Playwrights Week, Writer-In-Residence at Cape Cod Theater Project, SPACE at Ryder Farm Residency, The Lark/NYSF at Vassar Residency, Alliance/Kendeda Runner-Up, DNA Series at La Jolla Playhouse, NNPN National Showcase of New Plays, Nuestras Voces National Playwriting Competition Runner-Up, Crossing Borders Festival, NNPN/Kennedy Center MFA Workshop, Lecomte du Nouy Award, NYFA Fellowship, O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, 2050 Fellowship at NYTW, James McLure Fellowship New River Dramatists, Sloan/EST Commission, John N. Wall Fellowship Sewanee Writer’s Conference, Blackburn Nomination, PoNY Nomination, Cherry Lane Mentor Project Nomination, Cherry Jones/Abingdon Theatre Company Grant. She has had multiple plays on The Kilroys List and Honorable Mention List. Finalist and semifinalist include: O’Neill NPC 2015, the Source Festival and Orlando Shake’s PlayFest (The Ghosts of Lote Bravo), the Source Festival and BAPF (Alligator), BAPF, O’Neill NPC 2014 and Inkwell (Dakota Atoll), Red Bull Shorts Festival (The Bronze Serpent) Women’s Project Lab, Playwrights Realm Fellowship, New Dramatists, LMCC, Founders’ Award NYSF and the Leah Ryan Prize. Readings and workshops include: El Círculo Teatral (Mexico City), La Jolla Playhouse, Partial Comfort, Signature, Two River Theater, Juilliard, New York Theatre Workshop, New Georges, The Lark, The Flea, EST, Abingdon, Barrow Street, Barefoot Theatre Company, Pavement Group, Project Y, Great Plains Theatre Conference, Carolina Coastal University, New River Dramatists, The Actors Studio and The Aurora Fox in Denver. Productions include: The Ghosts of Lote Bravo NNPN Rolling World Premiere, American Girls (Off-Broadway at 45th St. Theater, The Edge Theater in Denver), The Mud Hole (Off-Off-Broadway F*IT Club), Two Lovers (New Georges #1MPF), Meredith and Molly (New Georges #1MPF), The Bronze Serpent (INTAR American Nightcap and Panglossian Productions), and Lala’s Love Nest #serials at The Flea. Publications include Smith & Kraus, McFarland & Company, Original Works (American Girls). Film screenings include: Dominican Republic Global Film Festival, Mallorca Evolution in Spain, LA Shorts Fest (The Iron Warehouse) and Williamsburg Film Festival, IFS Festival (she won best actress), Nashville Film Festival finalist (B’Hurst).
She is a member of SAG, AEA, Dramatists Guild, The Drama League, TCG, Playwrights’ Center and Fractured Atlas. She is a member of EST, Project Y’s writer group, a New Georges Affiliated Artist and NYTW Usual Suspect. She has contributed articles to TDF Stages and offoffonline.com. She won the Smokey the Bear poetry contest at ten (this was a really big deal because they read her poem about not burning down trees over the loud speaker on an Amtrak train, and a grown-up bought her ice cream). Hilary currently has a TV series in development with Alyssa Milano, NBC and The Weinstein Co. She is a recent graduate of the Lila Acheson Wallace Playwriting Fellowship at The Juilliard School. Representation: CAA Ally Shuster firstname.lastname@example.org Management: Grandview Jeff Silver email@example.com www.HilaryBettisWriter.com