Founder Creative Projects: Anatomy of Pie (2014), workshopped at Signature Theatre Company, as part of Columbia University New Plays. Remnants (2015). Collision with Cake (2012) Staged at Manhattan Repertory Theatre (MRT) and directed by Kimille Howard. Staged at Schapiro Theatre and directed by Carl Cofield. Hello, I’m Eve (2012) Directed by Carl Cofield at Schapiro Theatre.

Chocolate Barbie (2011) Harlem Classical Theatre (Playwrights Playground). Staged at The Fire This Time Festival. Rose Out the Pavement (2011) Harlem Classical Theatre (Playwrights Playground). Staged at Horace Mann Theatre, directed by Rebecca Nichloson. Staged by the Black Theatre Ensemble (BTE) at Barnard College, Columbia University.

Blue House (2010) Staged at Pillsbury House Theatre/The Chicago Avenue Project. Pocket Watch (2010) Directed by Rebecca Nichloson and performed at Bedlam Theatre. Prodigal Children (2009) Developed at The Playwright’s Center of Minneapolis. Persephone’s Prominent Box (2009) Developed at The Playwright’s Center of Minneapolis. Girl and Volcano (2009) Developed at Penumbra Theatre Company.

A Splendid Spell (2008) Staged at Pillsbury House Theatre/The Chicago Avenue Project. Morningside (2012), Human Behavior (2014), Rainbow Baker (2014), The Adjunct (2015). 

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About Our Executive Director

REBECCA NICHLOSON  has over ten years of writing experience as a creative writer (dramatist/screenwriter) editor, and researcher. She has written numerous articles on topics related to publishing and American literature, business, career development and education, as well as gender, culture, and diversity.

She is the recipient of the Liberace Award, the Howard Stein Fellowship, The Matthew’s Fellowship, and an America-in-Play Fellowship. She has written and edited content for Black Enterprise; a premier business and wealth-building magazine with readership of over 2 million and a focus on minority businesses, career development, technology, and education.

She conducted interviews with nonprofit leaders and entertainment business professionals, such as Alan Jenkins, Co-founder and executive director of The Opportunity Agenda, a communications, research, and policy organization. Other interviews include CEO of SimonSays Entertainment, Ron Simons; actor Blair Underwood, two time Golden-Globe nominee and star of ABC’s Marvel’s Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D; playwright/screenwriter Dominique Morisseau, story editor for Showtime’s Shameless; and Emmy-nominated actor/comedian Anthony Anderson, star of ABC’s hit series Black-ish.

As a book reviewer for, she authored over twenty book reviews of fiction and non-fiction and contributed to “Everybody Pays For It,” published in The Huffington Post. Her creative writing has been showcased at numerous venues in New York City and Minneapolis, including The Playwright’s Center of Minneapolis (where she was a Many Voices Fellow for two residences), Harlem Classical Theatre (playwrights playground), The Fire This Time Festival, and Signature Theatre Company (as part of Columbia University School of the Arts “New Plays Now”), among others. Her play Hello, I’m Eve was the 2013 winner of the Jane Chambers Student Playwriting Award.

To learn more, visit and follow Rebecca on Twitter at @rsn2116.