CV

Alix Sobler – Curriculum Vitae

updated July 2018

EDUCATION

  • Columbia University School of the Arts (New York, NY) – MFA, Playwriting
  • Brown University (Providence, RI) – BA, Theatre, Speech and Dance, Concentration in performance and playwriting
  • London Academy of Theatre, UK

 

PROFESSIONAL PRODUCTIONS & READINGS (Selected)

Sheltered (full-length)

  • Alliance Theatre – World Premiere (Atlanta, GA) 2018
  • Kennedy Center* (Washington, DC) 2017
  • Roundabout Theatre Company* (New York, NY) 2017
  • South Coast Repertory, NewSCRipts Reading Series* (Costa Mesa, CA) 2017
  • Theater Ariel*, (Philadelphia, PA) 2017
  • Winnipeg Jewish Theatre , So Nu? Festival of New Work * (Winnipeg, MB) 2016

2018 Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition winner
Finalist for the 2017 National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center
Columbia@Roundabout Reading Series Winner

 

The Great Divide (full-length)

  • Finborough Theatre – World Premiere (London, UK) 2016
  • The Segal Centre* (Montreal, QC) 2016
  • The Mad & Merry Women’s Histories Festival, IRT*  (New York, NY) 2014
  • Prairie Theatre Exchange, Carol Shields Festival of New Works,* (Winnipeg, MB) 2014

Runner-up for the  2017 Jane Chambers Feminist Playwriting Contest
Nominated for 2016 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize
Winner of the 2015 Canadian Jewish Playwriting Award
Finalist for the 2015 Henley Rose Playwriting Award

 

Last Night in Inwood  (full-length)

  • Workshop production as part of Columbia University MFA Thesis

Finalist for the 2017 National Playwrights Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center
Finalist for the Kitchen Dog New Works Festival
Semi-Finalist for PlayPenn 2018
Available for premiere

 

The Secret Annex (full-length)

  • The Segal Centre (Montreal, QC) 2016
  • Stratford Festival Salon Series* (Stratford, ON) 2015
  • Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre -World Premiere (Winnipeg, MB) 2014
  • Published by Scirocco Drama (Canada) 2015

Nominated for 2014 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize

 

She’s Not There (full-length)

  • Theatre Seven’s SHIKAAKWA* (Chicago, IL) 2013
  • Brown Playwrights Rep (Providence, RI) 2011
  • Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival (Winnipeg, MB) 2009

 

Some Things You Keep (full-length) 

  • Winnipeg Jewish Theatre – World Premiere  (Winnipeg, MB) 2010

Commissioned

*indicates a staged reading

 

ORIGINAL SOLO SHOWS

Jason Neufeld is Impotent

  • Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival (Winnipeg, MB) 2007
  • Minneapolis Jewish Humor Festival (Minneapolis, MN, juried), 2010

The Cloud Factory

  • Capital Fringe (Washington D.C.) 2008
  • Canadian Association of Fringe Festivals circuit, 2005

American vs. Canada

  • Canadian Association of Fringe Festivals circuit, 2004

Flavor of the Week

  • The Tank (New York, NY), 2004
  • Produced at the UNO Festival (Victoria, BC , juried) 2004
  • Elmwood Playhouse (Nyack, NY) 2004
  • Canadian Association of Fringe Festivals circuit 2002-2003

 

WORKS IN PROGRESS

  • JONNO (full-length play)available for Premiere
  • The Glass Piano (full-length play) – available for Premiere
  • Bread and Roses (one-hour drama pilot)
  • Made Up  (one-hour drama pilot)
  • INWOOD (one-hour drama pilot)
  • STUCK (half-hour comedy pilot)
  • Consider it Done (half-hour comedy pilot)
  • Seven days in hell (half-hour comedy pilot)
  • Blood Pressure (full-length screenplay)
  • Four Dead Friends (full-length screenplay)

 

ADDITIONAL AWARDS &  GRANTS RECEIVED

  • Commission for a new play with Theatre J, part of Yiddish Theater Initiative
  • NNPN Kennedy Center MFA Workshop
  • OMI International Arts Center Residency
  • Short-listed for a Manitoba Book Award (Most promising Manitoba writer)
  • Columbia University Dean’s Travel Grant
  • Deep Bay Artists’ Residency at Riding Mountain National Park of Canada
  • Rogers Development Fund (Screenplay)
  • Brown Playwrights’ Rep Residency at Brown University
  • Canada Council for the Arts (Travel)
  • Manitoba Arts Council (Playwriting, Travel)

 

MEMBERSHIPS

  • Dramatists Guild
  • Playwrights Guild of Canada
  • Prairie Theatre Exchange Playwrights Unit
  • Canadian Actors’ Equity Association

 

Please note: I am an American Citizen and a Permanent Resident of Canada, legal to work in both countries without the need for work permit.

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