ALL PRESENTATIONS OF ERIK CHAMPNEY’S WORK

(FULL-LENGTH PLAYS)

OMEN ROAD TO STARRVILLE

2019 Planet Connections, New York, NY; dir. Glory Kadigan - Reading

2016 La MaMa ETC, New York, NY; dir. Glory Kadigan - Workshop / Concert Reading

2013 New York University Tisch School of the Arts Asia, Singapore; dir. Drayton Hiers - Concert Reading

2012 New York University Tisch School of the Arts Asia, Singapore; dir. Wesley Aroozoo & Erik Champney - Workshop

SPARKLER

2019 Jim Kierstead & Broadway Factor, New York, NY; feat. Alan Cumming, Erich Bergen, Christy Altomare, Garrett Clayton; dir. Sheryl Kaller - Industry Reading

2018 Jim Kierstead & Broadway Factor, New York, NY; dir. Sheryl Kaller - Reading

2018 Jim Kierstead & Broadway Factor, New York, NY; dir. Leigh Silverman - Reading

2016 Planet Connections, New York, NY; dir. Janet Bentley - Workshop Production of the Original One-Act Version

DEAD BRAINS

2018 Planet Connections, New York, NY; dir. Adam Chisnall - Production

2017 T. Schreiber Studio & Theatre, New York, NY; dir. Erik Champney - Workshop / Reading

2002 Seattle Fringe Festival, Seattle, WA; dir. Megan Carter - Premiere Production

1998 Bay Area Playwrights Festival, San Francisco, CA; dir. John Morace - Fully Staged Reading

PANGAEA

2018 Above the Stag Theatre, London, UK; dir. Gene David Kirk - Reading

2017 Planet Connections, New York, NY; dir. Shaun Peknic - Fully Staged Reading

2016 Abingdon Theatre Company, New York, NY; dir. Jake Smith - Workshop / Reading

2010 Centenary College of Louisiana, Shreveport, LA; dir. Ryan Williams - Workshop / University Production

CRAB ON ITS BACK

2016 Potomac Theatre Project, New York, NY; dir. Drayton Hiers - Concert Reading

2012 New York University Tisch School of the Arts Asia, Singapore; dir. Tze Chien Chong - Workshop

BLANKETS AND BEDTIME: 3 RESTLESS PLAYS

2016 Planet Connections, New York, NY; dir. Janet Bentley - Premiere Production (Featuring Sparkler, The Screens, and Saitama)

JACOB IN

2012 New York University Tisch School of the Arts Asia, Singapore; dir. Erik Champney - Workshop / Reading

1997 Young Playwrights Inc., New York, NY; dir. Stephen DiMenna - Workshop

THE ADVENTURES OF SCAMP

1993 Peter Pan Players, Shreveport, LA; dir. Isobel Rosenbloom Rudy - Premiere Production

(SHORTER PLAYS)

FIEVEL DRIDGE, THE GREAT ORATOR OF FISHINGSTILL

2020 Theater at the 14th Street Y, New York, NY; dir. Irina Abraham - Premiere Production (Forthcoming)

LEGACY

2018 La MaMa ETC, New York, NY; dir. Shaun Peknic - Staged Reading

2016 Pittsburgh New Works Festival, Pittsburgh, PA; dir. Michael Buzzelli - Concert Reading

2013 New York University Tisch School of the Arts Asia, Singapore; dir. Erik Champney - Workshop

SAITAMA

2016 Planet Connections, New York, NY; dir. Janet Bentley - Premiere Production

SNAKE

2016 T. Schreiber Studio & Theatre, New York, NY; dir. Joan Kane - Premiere Production

THE SCREENS

2016 Planet Connections, New York, NY; dir. Janet Bentley - Production

2016 Funky Little Theater Co., Colorado Springs, CO; dir. Michelle Pantel - Production

2015 Left Coast Theatre Co., San Francisco, CA; dir. Rich Sargent - Production

2015 The Acting Ensemble, South Bend, IN; dir. The Acting Ensemble - Workshop

2014 The Three Leaches, Denver, CO; dir. Melissa Leach - Production

2014 The Driftwood Players, Edmonds, WA; dir. Chrystian Sheppard - Production

2014 MadLab Theatre, Columbus, OH; dir. Jim Azelvandre - Production

2014 T. Schreiber Studio & Theatre, New York, NY; dir. Ivette Dumeng - Premiere Production

2013 Panglossian Productions, Williamsburg, VA; dir. Ed Whitacre - Workshop

ASSENT

2015 T. Schreiber Studio & Theatre, New York, NY; dir. Lori Kee - Premiere Production

OH NO! OR HOW MY SCIENCE PROJECT DESTROYED THE WORLD (Adapted from Mac Barnett)

2014 Shreve Memorial Library, Shreveport, LA; dir. Shannon Shea - Premiere Production

LOUIS

2012 Home Club, Singapore; dir. B.Mark Seabrooks - Premiere Production

IF YOU DON’T CARE

2011 New York University Tisch School of the Arts Asia; dir. Marcia Vanderstraaten - Workshop

(FILM)

MORTY AGAINST HUMANITY

2014 Non-Permanent Parliament; dir. Mike Newman - Short

THE WESTING GAME (Adapted from Ellen Raskin)

2011 Renzi Education & Arts Center / Shreve Memorial Library; dir. Erik Champney

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2003 - Present Freelance Marketing Designer

2011 Instructor / Screenwriter / Director, Renzi Education & Arts Center, Shreveport, LA

2001 - 2006 Marketing / Production Manager / Literary Consultant, Northwest Actors Studio, Seattle, WA

MEMBERSHIPS, AWARDS, HONORS

Member of the Dramatists Guild of America; Member of La MaMa Umbria, Spoleto, Italy

BLANKETS AND BEDTIME: 3 RESTLESS PLAYS

Winner, Outstanding Overall Production of an Anthology of One-Acts, Planet Connections

CRAB ON ITS BACK

Top Ten, The Stanley Drama Award, Wagner College

Finalist, Playwrights’ Week, The Lark

Semi-finalist, Sundance Theatre Lab, Sundance Institute

DEAD BRAINS

Winner, National AIDS Fund CFDA-Vogue Initiative Award for Playwriting, The Kennedy Center

Winner, Outstanding Overall Production, Planet Connections

Winner, Outstanding Playwriting, Planet Connections

Winner, Sold Out Award, Seattle Fringe Festival

OMEN ROAD TO STARRVILLE

Finalist, Ashland New Play Festival

Top Ten, The Stanley Drama Award, Wagner College

Semi-finalist, National Playwrights Conference, The Eugene O’Neill Theater Center

PANGAEA

Recipient, Commendation for Excellence, The Kennedy Center

Winner, Outstanding Playwriting, Planet Connections

SAITAMA

Winner, 8th Biennial One-Act Playwriting Contest, Theatre in the Raw, BC Canada

FinalistOutstanding Production of a One-Act, Planet Connections

THE SCREENS

Selection, Singapore Short + Sweet, Singapore

EDUCATION

New York University Master of Fine Arts in Dramatic Writing 2013

Centenary College of Louisiana Bachelor of Arts in Theatre and English 2011

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