A.A. Brenner (they / them) is a playwright, dramaturg, and New Yorker. Their writing blends naturalistic dialogue with heightened realism to explore queer, Jewish, and disability themes, challenging both societal power structures and theatrical form. A.A.'s plays have been produced or commissioned by La Jolla Playhouse, National Disability Theatre, CO/LAB Theatre Group, Shakespeare Theatre Company (Fellows Consortium), Three Muses Theatre Company, Young Playwrights Inc., The Schwartz Center for the Performing Arts, Columbia University, and The Hangar Theatre Lab Company, among others. Their play for all audiences, EMILY DRIVER'S GREAT RACE THROUGH TIME AND SPACE (co-written by Gregg Mozgala), was featured on the 2020 Kilroys List.
Currently, A.A. lives on the Upper West Side and is a third-year MFA candidate at Columbia University School of the Arts. They are thrilled and honored to be a Finalist for the 2020-2022 Apothetae and Lark Playwriting Fellowship, and to officially join The Lark community as a playwright and artist. www.aabrenner.com
Last Updated 12/22/2020