Alexis Schaetzle

Playwright

Alexis Schaetzle is a Brooklyn-based playwright. Her plays have had readings, been developed or produced in California, Illinois, Oregon, New York, Texas, Ohio and Wyoming. Plays include:Monte, Tennessee (Dixon Place & Exquisite Corpse Company)Wanda, Daisy & the Great Rapture (Exquisite Corpse Company, Available Light Theatre, Relative Theatrics), Transplant(Available Light Theatre, UO Pocket Playhouse), Blessing in the Sky(Foundry Theatre Chicago), Astral(UO Pocket Playhouse, Kennedy Center American College Theatre Festival), and Lightning Bugs (Foundry Theatre Chicago). She grew up in Nashville and Los Angeles, earned a BA in Theatre from the University of Oregon, and subsequently studied playwriting with José Rivera (Noor Theatre, Torn/Page, NYC) andJennifer Schlueter(University of Oregon, for/word company). She was the winner of the University of Oregon’s 2011 New Voices Competition, is a KCACTF National Playwriting Finalist, received an Honorable Mention for the 2016 ATHE Jane Chambers Award, was a finalist for: The Landing Theatre Company’s 2017 New American Voices Reading Series, Relative Theatrics 2017 Playwrights Voiced Reading Series, and the 2018 Jeffrey Award. She is a member of The Pool writing group at the Brick Theatre in Brooklyn, and is a two time member of Exquisite Corpse Company’s Playwriting Labs.