As a playwright inspired by different forms of writing, visual arts, dance, music, and social activism, Susan plans to use her time at Bethany to develop a theatrical piece with music and video installations.
About the Artist
Susan Jennifer Polese is an American, journalist, editor and award-winning playwright whose work is seen regionally and at such venues as La Mama Experimental Theatre Club, HERE Performing Arts Center, The Midtown International Theatre Festival, and Planet Connections Festivity in Manhattan, NY. Trained in New York at The Wonderhorse Theatre, Herbert Berghof Studio, and Hunter College she has taught playwriting through Purchase College, Axial Theatre Collaborative and is facilitating “Playwriting in Paradise” at Key West Fringe Theatre, Key West Florida. Her work is fueled through social justice and is often performed as fundraisers/awareness enhancers for nonprofits. Susan is a member of The International Centre for Women Playwrights and Theatre Without Borders. She attended La Mama’s International Playwright Retreat in Umbria, Italy and is a member of The Dramatists Guild of America. www.susanjenniferpolese.com