Gillian Beth Durkee

STAGE

DIVING FOR WALT (Full Length)

Staged reading, The Tank Lady Fest, August 2018

LITTLE SOUVENIRS (Full Length)

Finalist, Sanguine Theatre Project Playwright 2018

Semi-finalist, O'Neill National Playwrights Conference 2018

ALL CREATURES (Full Length)

Workshop Production, Carnegie Mellon New Works Series, November 2017

ROMANCE AT THE SHOE FACTORY (10-minute)

Production, Samuel French Off Off Broadway Festival, August 2017

Production, Current Harbor Cabaret, The Tank, November 2017

GREAT, YOU'RE READY FOR A PARTY (Full Length)

Workshop, Sewanee Writers Conference with Naomi Iizuka and Dan O'Brien, July 2017

THE NOTHING TRAIN (Full Length)

Staged reading, In the Water Theatre Company with PTP/NYC After Dark Series, Atlantic Stage 2, July 2016

ELMUNK, ELMUNK (Full Length)

Workshop, In the Water Theatre Company, September 2015

BOOGIE CLUB (One Act)

Production, Rhapsody Collective, Alchemical Theatre Lab, April 2015

THE STUDY GROUP (Full Length)

Staged reading, Rhapsody Collective, March 2014

Staged reading, PTP/NYC After Dark Series, Atlantic Stage 2, July 2014

Workshop Production, Access Theatre, September 2014

Semi-finalist, O'Neill National Playwrights Conference 2015

HOW STEVE DIED (One Act)

Production, Rhapsody Collective, The Producer's Club, May 2014

SISTER DEAR (One Act)

Production, Middlebury College, Undressing Cinderella Festival, Second Runner-Up, April 2013

TESLA COIL (Variety Show)

Recurring variety and sketch show, Middlebury College

Contributing writer, January 2011

Contributing writer and ensemble member, January 2012

BIG IF (Full Length)

Senior thesis work, Middlebury College, received honors

Staged reading, Middlebury College, May 2011

SEED (One Act)

2009 Alison Fraker Women and Gender Studies Award nominee, Middlebury College

BOB'S CAR (10-Minute)

Staged reading, Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival Region I, January 2009

National Playwriting Program 6x10 winner

SCREEN

ADULTING WITH JANE (Forthcoming Web Series, 2018-)

Current staff writer 

HEIDI AND JO (Stop-Motion Animated Short, 2018)

Wrote, produced, directed, animated, and edited 

THE MAST YEAR (Feature Screenplay)

Second place winner in The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Script Competition for the Public Understanding of Science and Technology at Carnegie Mellon University (2018)

SUYIN THE SPACE JUNKIE (Feature Screenplay)

Finalist for The Alfred P. Sloan Foundation Script Competition for the Public Understanding of Science and Technology at Carnegie Mellon University (2017)

IDLE WORSHIP (Short film, PennyPants Productions, 2016)

Assistant Head Writer 

THAT REMINDS ME... (Web Series, Potatoes Tomatoes LLC, 2014-2015)

Staff writer 

PERFORMANCE EXPERIENCE

STAGE

THE WINTER PALACE - Grace (Rhapsody Collective)

SERIOUS MONEY - Ensemble (PTP/NYC, Atlantic Stage 2)

TERRITORIES: The Spoils - Dobra (PTP/NYC, Atlantic Stage 2)

BIG LOVE - Eleanor (Middlebury College)

EURYDICE - Eurydice (Middlebury College)

UNCOMMON WOMEN AND OTHERS - Samantha (Middlebury College)

FILM and TELEVISION

HOW TO BE SINGLE - On-Camera Singer with Treble NYC (New Line Cinema)

THE TALK - On-Camera Singer with Treble NYC (CBS)

FREE THE NIPPLE - Featured Extra (Disruptive Films)

EDUCATION

Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA

MFA Candidate, Dramatic Writing, Steven Bochco Fellowship

Instructors: Rob Handel, Melissa Martin, Clare Barron, Gary Winter, Cori Thomas, Aurorae Khoo, Peter Sinn Nachtrieb, Andrew Saito, Mike Geither, Amy Schwabauer, Jiehae Park, Onalee Hunter Hughes, JP Nickel, A. Zell Williams, Mando Alvarado

Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT

BA, Theatre: Playwriting

The Moscow Art Theatre School/National Theater Institute, Moscow, Russia

l'Université Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris 3, Paris, France