CV

Alix Sobler – Curriculum Vitae

updated September, 2016

EDUCATION

  • Columbia University School of the Arts (New York, NY) – MFA Playwriting, expected graduation date, 2017
  • Brown University (Providence, RI) – BA Theatre, Speech and Dance, Concentration in performance and playwriting.
  • London Academy of Theatre, UK

 

PROFESSIONAL PRODUCTIONS & READINGS

The Great Divide (full-length)

  • Fin borough Theatre (London, UK) 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

Winner of the 2015 Canadian Jewish Playwriting Award
Finalist for the 2015 Henley Rose Playwriting Award

The Secret Annex (full-length)

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

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 (Winnipeg, MB) 2010

Commissioned

Jason Neufeld is Impotent (one-act, solo-show)

  • Minneapolis Jewish Humor Festival (Minneapolis, MN, juried) 2010
  • Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival (Winnipeg, MB) 2008

The Cloud Factory (one-act, solo-show) 

  • The Capital Fringe (Washington, DC) 2007
  • Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival (Winnipeg, MB) 2005
  • Saskatoon Fringe Festival (Saskatoon, SK) 2005

Available for professional premiere

The Golem (full-length) 

  • Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, Carol Shields Festival of New Works,* (Winnipeg, MB) 2010

Available for development and premiere

*indicates a staged reading

AWARDS &  GRANTS RECEIVED

  • Canadian Jewish Playwriting award
  • 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)
  • Winnipeg Arts Council (Playwriting, Travel)
  • Jewish Foundation of Manitoba (Playwriting)

MEMBERSHIPS

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