Stacie Lents

is happy to be working with StrangeDog Theatre Co. for the second time after their reading of her play Written on Her Face last year. A Semi-Finalist in the Premiere Stages New Play Festival in 2010, it opened the Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey “Soundings” reading series in December and has also received a staged reading at Luna Stage. Stacie’s play Henry’s Law was featured in Mile Square Theatre’s Fall Fest last season and toured to New Jersey area high schools as part of an anti-bullying initiative through Fairleigh Dickinson University. Henry’s Law received a workshop at Playwrights Theatre of New Jersey this month and a tour is planned for 2014. Stacie returned to Mile Square Theatre’s Fall Fest this year with Laugh Out Loud (cry quietly), which Peter Filichia of TheaterMania called “the best comedy of the year” in 2008. Stacie wrote the book and lyrics for Daisy in Disguise, which ran off-Broadway through Vital Theatre Company with an original cast recording released during the run. Stacie’s play College Colors has received readings at Luna Stage and at Manhattan Theatre Club produced by coLAB Arts. Other writing credits include plays in the 2011 and 2012 New Jersey One-Minute Play Festivals, Tidal Waves in the Neighborhood, Focus, and Just in Case (a commission). Stacie is also an actor who has performed in both New York and regional theatre and is currently a member of the Jewish Plays Project’s Development Company. Stacie is an assistant professor of theater at Fairleigh Dickinson University where she originated the Black History, Black Voices series which she writes and directs. She previously taught at Rutgers University. Stacie is a member of Actors’ Equity Association, the Screen Actors Guild, and the Dramatists Guild of America. Stacie received her MFA from Rutgers, Mason Gross School of the Arts and her B.A. in Theatre from Yale University.

Shows participated in:
Enchanted Arms (2013 - 14) Playwright