Anna Alison Brenner
Artistic Programs Apprentice (Roundtable Focus)
Anna Alison Brenner is a playwright, dramaturg, and native New Yorker. A recent graduate of Cornell University, Anna spent the past year living in Washington, D.C., where she served as the Artistic Fellow at Shakespeare Theatre Company for the 2016-2017 season. Her plays have been produced by Shakespeare Theatre Company's Fellows Consortium, Young Playwrights Inc., The Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts, The Hangar Theatre Lab Company, and others, and she is a winner of the 2012 Young Playwrights Inc. National Playwriting Competition. Her writing blends naturalistic dialogue with heightened verse and magical realism to explore queer, Jewish, and disability themes as she strives to challenge both societal power structures and theatrical form.