Rae Binstock grew up in Cambridge MA and attended undergrad at Columbia University. Her plays include land of no mercy (David Ross Fetzer Foundation Theatre Grant, 2017 winner), POSE (O’Neill Conference semifinalist), and We Are The Light of the World (Red Theater’s National Playwriting Competition, 2016 winner). Her plays have been produced and developed with companies such as The Lark Development Center, the Samuel French Off-Off Broadway Festival, Salt Lake Acting Company, The Hearth Theater, and The Fresh Fruit Festival.
Rae is a 2018-2019 Dramatists Guild Foundation Fellow, a 2017-18 Rita Goldberg Playwrights Workshop Fellow at the Lark, and the 2018 Emerging Artist Fellow in Dramatic Writing at the Lighthouse Writers Workshop. She has been awarded residencies by the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center, the Helene Wurlitzer Foundation of New Mexico, PLAYA Summer Lake, and the Writers’ Colony; she is also an O’Neill Conference, SPACE at Ryder Farm, Bay Area Playwrights Festival, and ATHE Judith Royer Award semifinalist. Rae is currently a Writers’ Assistant on FX Networks’ upcoming miniseries about choreographer Bob Fosse. She lives in Brooklyn, NY, with her cat, Black Cat. (www.raebinstock.com)