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Nikki Brake-Sillá

Nikki Brake-Sillá

2020-22 Apothetae and Lark Playwriting Fellowship Finalist

Nikki Brake-Sillá is a playwright and filmmaker. She is the Founder of DrAW (Dramatists At War) and an inaugural member of Jouska Play Works. Nikki’s full length plays include Trouble of the World, Finalist (Space on Ryder - Family Residency), Semi-Finalist (O’Neill, Bay Area Playwrights Festival), Dear Ann, Residency (The Mitten Lab), Semi-Finalist (Premiere Stages), In Defense of Ourselves, Commission (Philadelphia Women’s Theater), and GTFOH. Her full-length narrative, A Weathering was a Semi-Finalist (Middlebury Scriptlab) and Second Round Selection (Sundance Narrative Lab). She has received funding from The Princess Grace Foundation, the Leeway Foundation and the Regional Center for Women Artists. Nikki received her M.F.A. from the City College of New York and her B.A. from the University of Pennsylvania. She is a member of the Dramatists Guild and Directors Gathering.

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Last Updated 12/22/2020

Nikki Brake-Sillá Events
Winter Writers' Retreat: Apothetae Edition
Roundtable: Nikki Brake-Sillá
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