Instructor of Creative Writing, Interlochen Online
M.F.A. Playwriting and Screenwriting, Michener Fellow at UT Austin; B.A., English, Columbia University
Reina Hardy's plays, which usually contain magic and sometimes contain science, have been produced in Chicago, New York City, Austin, and Washington, D.C. They include “Glassheart” (Rorsharch Theater and the Shrewds), “Changelings”, (The Vortex), and “A Map to Somewhere Else” (Everyday Inferno, NYC). Honors include: Michener Fellowship, National New Play Network New Play Showcase, Source Festival, Kennedy Center MFA Playwrights Workshop, Interact 20/20 Commission, Kennedy Center ACTF TYA PRIZE. Her 2020 production season has been postponed due to COVID-19, but she is looking forward to rescheduling "The Other Felix" with Echo Theatre in Dallas, and the rolling world premiere of "Annie Jump and the Library of Heaven" in Milwaukee, Wisconsin; Washington, D.C.; Austin, Texas; Ridgefield, Connecticut; Alfred, New York; and Arcadia, Pennsylvania. Hardy is reepresented by the Susan Gurman Agency for theatre and Verve for screen. MFA: Michener Center at UT Austin.