CHERYLENE LEE

  • RESIDENCY DATES : Mar 1st 2007 to Mar 31st 2007
  • PRACTICE : Playwright
  • FROM : USA

Cherylene Lee's plays include: MIXED MESSAGES (world premiere, September, 2004, East West Players, LA, Borderlands Theatre, Tucson, AZ February 2006) ANTIGONE FALUN GONG (world premiere April 2004, Aurora Theatre, Berkeley, CA.) THE LEGACY CODES (Pan Asian Rep, New York, NY; World Premiere, TheatreWorks, Palo Alto, CA, Hangar Theatre New Plays Festival, Ithaca NY) CARRY THE TIGER TO THE MOUNTAIN (Contemporary American Theater Festival, West Virginia, Pan Asian Repertory Theater, NY, East West Players, LA, published in New Dramatists 2000: Best Plays of the Graduating Class, Smith and Kraus, InterACT-Theatre, Sacramento, CA Sept. 2005) and ARTHUR AND LEILA (BRAVA! For Women in the Arts, SF; East West Players, LA; Pan Asian Rep., NY, published in Women's Playwrights: Best Plays of 1993, Smith and Kraus). She has been a recipient of a TCG/NEA Playwright in Residence grant with East West Players, a Kennedy Center Fund For New American Plays grant, a Rockefeller MAP Grant, a California Arts Council Playwriting Fellowship, a Wallace A. Gerbode Play Commission, and two San Francisco Individual Artists Grants (one in literature, one in performing arts). Her poetry and short fiction have been widely published.