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Antoinette Nwandu

Antoinette Nwandu is a New York-based playwright via Los Angeles. Her play Breach will receive a World Premiere at Victory Gardens Theater in February 2018. She is currently under commission from Echo Theater Company in Los Angeles. Antoinette’s plays have been supported by the Cherry Lane Mentor Project (mentor: Katori Hall), the Kennedy Center, Page73, Ars Nova, PlayPenn, Southern Rep, The Flea Theater, Naked Angels, Fire This Time and The Movement Theater Company. Honors include a spot on the 2016 Kilroys list, the Lorraine Hansberry Playwriting Award, the Negro Ensemble Company’s Douglas Turner Ward Prize and a Literary Fellowship at the Eugene O’Neill Playwrights Conference. Antoinette is an alum of the Ars Nova Play Group, the Naked Angels Issues PlayLab and the Dramatists Guild Fellowship. Additional honors include being named a Ruby Prize finalist, PONY Fellowship finalist, Page73 Fellowship finalist, NBT’s I Am Soul Fellowship finalist and two-time Princess Grace Award semi-finalist. Antoinette is a graduate of Harvard University, The University of Edinburgh and Tisch School of the Arts.

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Antoinette Nwandu