WHO IS SHE?
Julie Zaffarano is a Philadelphia area playwright who believes everyone’s lives are made of a myriad of stories. While her work spans multiple genres and forms, as well as varied characters, she loves creating strong roles for women. She is the founder of the Media Arts Council Play Reading Series.
Upcoming: Kentucky Lemonade (Everybody’s Theatre Company); Gamma Girls to the Rescue (Off Page Productions). Recent: Above the Fold (The Foundry/PlayPenn, Media Arts Council and Allen Lane Arts Center, readings); Tapping at the Window (Philadelphia Women’s Theatre Festival, reading); The Sign (Central PA Theatre Festival and Eden Prairie Players); Sweet Revenge (Rover Dramawerks); Gamma Girls to the Rescue (New Feathers Productions and Cape May Stage, readings); Destiny is a Careless Waiter (Juniper Productions); The PlayMakers (Rover Dramawerks and What If? Productions).
Recent recognitions: Finalist, Terrence McNally Award; Two times Semi Finalist, O’Neill National Playwrights Conference; Finalist, Veterans Repertory Theatre; Best Production, Pittsburgh New Work Festival; Winner, Best New Work, What if Productions, Finalist, Villanova University Sue Winge Playwriting Competition.
Addition productions/readings with: PlayPenn Foundry, Allens Lane Theatre, Dramatist Guild Philadelphia, R-Act Productions, ReVamp Collective, Maryland Ensemble Theatre, A Work in Progress Theatre, Philadelphia Dramatists Center, Cloverdale Playhouse, Town and Country Players, Rose Valley Chorus and Orchestra, Media Arts Council, Colonial Theatre, RL Productions, South Street Players, Plays & Players, Tempest Productions, Players Club of Swarthmore, and Everyone’s Theatre Company.
Julie is a member of: PlayPenn Foundry, Dramatist Guild, Ghost Light Dramatists, Witherspoon Circle, Honor Roll, Indiana Playwrights Center, Minneapolis Playwrights Center, Director’s Gathering, and Philadelphia Dramatists Center. She holds two Masters’ Degrees from Villanova University. Find her on her webpage: www.juliezaffarano.com or new play exchange: https://newplayexchange.org/users/12137/julie-zaffarano.