Playwright

Zizi Majid

Zizi Majid (she/her) is a playwright whose plays advocate for a shared humanity. She recently completed a residency at the Catwalk Art Institute where she wrote her new play The Rejects. A recent alumni of WP Theatre’s Lab, she presented a reading of her play They Came In The Night, at the Pipeline Festival 2022. Other plays include Return to Fall (Finalist, Blue Ink Playwriting Award; Semi-Finalist, the O’Neil National Playwrights Conference; Semi-Finalist, Bay Area Playwrights Festival); How to Gild An Eagle (Finalist, Columbia@Roundabout New Play Reading Series; Semi-Finalist for the O’Neil National
Playwrights Conference); Cost (Climate Change Theatre Action Commission 2021); To Raqqa With Love (International Human Rights Arts Festival); How Did the Cat Get So Fat? (nominated Best Play, Life! Theatre Awards, Singapore); Yusof (Festival Commission, Pesta Raya, Singapore). For five years, Zizi was Artistic Director of Teater Ekamatra (Singapore), successfully breaking into the mainstream during her tenure, tripling audiences and garnering multiple awards. Instructor of Drama at Syracuse University, MFA Columbia University.

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