Meridith Friedman

Instructor of Playwriting, Interlochen Arts Camp

M.F.A., Writing for the Stage & Screen, Northwestern University; B.A., Theatre, Connecticut College

Meridith was born in Madison, Wisconsin, and raised in Honolulu, Hawaii. She received her BA from Connecticut College, and her MFA in Writing for the Stage & Screen from Northwestern University. Her plays have been developed and workshopped at The Kennedy Center, Curious Theatre Company, the NNPN National New Play Showcase, New Repertory Theatre, The Lark, The Greenhouse Theatre Center, Actor's Express, Kitchen Dog Theatre, and Chicago Dramatists. She was the NNPN Playwright-in-Residence at Curious Theatre Company for their 2010-2011 season, and is currently a 2012-2013 Dramatist Guild Fellow. She has taught playwriting and screenwriting at Northwestern University, Kenyon College, and Curious Theatre Company. She recently became the literary associate at Page 73 Productions, a home for the development of new work by early-career playwrights, and the Artistic Programs Manager at The Civilians, an Obie award winning investigative theatre company.