CV

Alix Sobler – Curriculum Vitae

updated March, 2017

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)

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

Sheltered (full-length)

  • Alliance Theatre – World Premiere (Atlanta, GA) 2018 (Upcoming)
  • 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 New Play Conference at the Eugene O’Neill Theater Center
Columbia@Roundabout Reading Series Winner

 

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

  • Last Night in Inwood (full-length play) – Columbia MFA Thesis – available for Premiere
  • JONNO (full-lengthplay) – available for Premiere
  • The Glass Piano (full-length play) – available for Premiere
  • Bread and Roses (one-hour drama pilot)
  • STUCK (half-hour comedy pilot)
  • Consider it Done (half-hour comedy pilot)
  • Blood Pressure (full-length screenplay)
  • Four Dead Friends (full-length screenplay)

AWARDS &  GRANTS RECEIVED

  • 2018 Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Competition winner
  • Runner-up for the  2017 Jane Chambers Feminist Playwriting Contest
  • Columbia@Roundabout Reading Series Winner
  • OMI International Arts Center Residency
  • Finalist for the 2015 Henley Rose Playwriting Award
  • Nominated for Susan Smith Blackburn Prize (2014 & 2016)
  • Short-listed for a Manitoba Book Award (Most promising Manitoba writer)
  • Canadian Jewish Playwriting Competition
  • 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
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