Eleanor Burgess

Eleanor Burgess' work has been staged at Manhattan Theatre Club, McCarter Theatre Center, Huntington Theatre Company, the Alliance Theatre, Merrimack Repertory Theatre, the Modern American Theatre Festival, Portland Stage Company, and Centenary Stage, as well as created with The New Group, New York Theatre Workshop, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Salt Lake Acting Company, and the Lark Play Development Company. She has received the Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Award, an EST/Sloan commission, a Huntington Playwriting Fellowship, a Keen Teenagers Commission, and the Susan Glaspell Award for Women Playwrights. She grew up in Brookline, Massachusetts, went to Yale College to study history, and recently graduated from NYU/Tisch with an M.F.A. in Dramatic Writing.