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Selina Fillinger

SELINA FILLINGER is an LA-based playwright and actor. Her play Something Clean, originally commissioned by Sideshow Theatre’s Freshness Initiative, had its world premiere at Roundabout Underground in New York, and is the 2019 recipient of the Laurents/Hatcher Foundation Award. Other plays include Faceless (Northlight Theatre premiere, Jeff Award-nominated; Zeitgeist Theatre; Repertory Theatre of St. Louis; Park Theatre in London) and The Armor Plays: Cinched/Strapped Plays (Available Light’s Next Stage Initiative; Alley All New Festival; Theatre Three).

Cinched/Strapped is the 2019 recipient of Williamstown Theatre Festival’s L. Arnold Weissberger New Play Award. Her farce POTUS: Or, Behind Every Great Dumbass are Seven Women Trying to Keep Him Alive is on the 2019 Kilroys List. Current commissions include Roundabout Theatre Company, South Coast Repertory, Manhattan Theatre Club, and Williamstown. Selina was a Hawthornden Fellow and resident at the Sallie B. Goodman Artist’s Retreat at McCarter Theatre Center. She is a 2016 graduate of Northwestern University, where she studied playwriting under Laura Schellhardt.

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