Musical Theater

EllaRose Chary

ELLAROSE CHARY is an award-winning New York based writer and is thrilled to be a 2015-16 Dramatists Guild Fellow. She is currently working on COTTON CANDY AND COCAINE (Ars Nova Uncharted), PATRIETTES (The Tank’s TV Writing Program), and a new investigative piece in The Civilians R & D Group. Her other projects include the Malaysian musical MARRYING ME (BOH Cameronian Arts Award Winner), SIDNEY D. CROSIER: AN UNFINISHED PORTRAIT (Hayswood Theater), THE DAGUERREOTYPE (Prospect Theater), LEFT TO OUR OWN DEVICES (Ronald M. Ruble New Play Finalist), ENDLESS SUMMER (NYFA Estuary), and a commission about Indiana’s Bicentennial. She has contributed material to a variety of feminist and politically engaged projects, including BE THE DEATH OF ME and OCCUPY YOUR MIND (The Civilians), WE ARE THEATRE! (Cherry Lane Theatre), BY THE NUMBERS (Prospect Theater) and THE BIRDS AND THE BEES: UNABRIDGED (Honest Accomplice Theater). She is a founding member of Bastard Playground, in residence at the Drama League. Additionally, EllaRose is a NYFA Fellowship Playwriting/Screenwriting Finalist, a winner of the Weston Award for musical theater, and a proud member of ASCAP and the Dramatists Guild. BA: Brown University; MFA: NYU Tisch

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