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Amy E. Witting

AMY E. WITTING finally admits she is from New Jersey, although now resides in Sunnyside, New York. Her plays include There's Never A Gavin: The True Story of a Disco Roller Skater (Atlantic Theater Amplified Reading Series, nominated 2016 Weissberger Award), The Midnight Ride of Sean & Lucy (Roundabout Underground Reading Series, NY Rep Developmental Reading), A Bad Night (2015 Jerome Emerging Artist Fellowship), Day 392 (Kennedy Center ACTF/NNPN MFAPW, nominated Susan Smith Blackburn prize, Honorable Mention Kilroy's List), Road Veins (2014 Anne Freedman Grant), Victor (Cabrini Rep, winner 2013 Thespis Festival), Falling (NY International Fringe Festival), and G.I. Joe Jared (Edinburgh Festival Fringe, 59 E 59). She was a 2016 finalist for the Women's Project Lab, 2016 O'Neill National Playwrights Conference semi-finalist, 2015 and 2016 finalist for the Leah Ryan FEWW award, and is currently nominated for the 2017 Theatre Vision award. Her plays have been developed at Tofte Lake Center, The Lark Play Development Center, The Kennedy Center, NNPN, STARR Island Retreat, and SPACE on Ryder Farm. The House on the Hill was commissioned by the Atlantic Theater Inaugural LAUNCH Commission, and had previous development readings at The Abingdon Theatre, Kennedy Center ACTF/NNPN MFAPW, Unicorn Theatre, and NJ Rep. Amy is currently a teaching artist with Roundabout Theatre Company and a resident playwright at Abingdon Theatre Company. She received her MFA at Hunter College and is a member of Mission to (Dit)mars Propulsion Lab and the Dramatists Guild. Leading with love is her most important credit.