Headshot by  Louis Stein

Headshot by Louis Stein


Gillian Beth Durkee (she/her) is a playwright/screenwriter hailing originally from Seattle, which is the best city. She has worked with Ensemble Studio Theatre, The Tank, Current Harbor, Sam French OOB Festival, Rhapsody Collective, PTP/NYC, In the Water Theatre Company, Tiny Rhino, and Middlebury College. She currently writes for the forthcoming web series Adulting with Jane.

Awards: Alfred P. Sloan screenwriting grant recipient, Sanguine Project Playwright finalist, two-time O’Neill NPC semi-finalist.

Residencies and conferences: Sewanee Writers Conference; In the Water Block Island guest artist. She is a current member of the Obie Award-winning writer’s group EST/Youngblood.

Gillian also sings a cappella with Treble NYC, and appeared in How to be Single with them.

BA: Middlebury College. MFA: Carnegie Mellon University, Steven Bochco Fellowship; WCDAC Award.