Anne Welsbacher’s plays include Terminal (10-minute play), Shellshock, Skates (10-minute play), Last Chance Liquor, Pillow (10-minute; finalist, Kennedy Center Region V Festival), Quorum (10-minute; finalist, Kennedy Center Festival), Radiating Like a Stone (Best Citywide Ensemble), Pardon My Dust (Best Citywide Comedy nomination), Road to Rouen, The Miracle of Father Kapaun, and Two Bites: Mark Twain’s Diaries of Adam and Eve, among others. She has written commissioned scripts for Watermark Press, the Vagabond Theatre, the Minnesota History Center, the Science Museum of Minnesota, and the Wichita Symphony. Her plays have been produced and had staged readings in Los Angeles, Minneapolis, Denver, and Wichita, Kansas.
Anne received her MFA from Lesley University (Writing for State and Screen) in 2015. She was a Core Apprentice finalist at the Playwrights’ Center (Minneapolis) and is a member of the Dramatists Guild, Playwrights’ Ink in Los Angeles, and the Playwrights’ Center. She serves on the Mary Jane Teall awards committee in Wichita. Anne has acted in plays in Minneapolis (directed by Joel Sass) and Wichita and was most recently onstage in the Signature Theatre’s 2016 production of Oedipus. She was co-founder of Sell the Cow Theatre in Minneapolis and co-created the theatre’s Playgrounds program showcasing in full production original works by Twin Cities playwrights. Past awards include the Center Theatre’s International Theatre Festival, alternate (Chicago); the Playwrights’ Center’s Warring Jones commission (Minneapolis); and several awards for authoring and editing magazines and children’s books.
Anne is a proud member of the New Play Exchange.
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