The 2016 Writer's Group
Meet the Writers
Pauline Pechin is an actor and playwright. Fine China is her first full-length play. Her 10-minute play The Screws was included as part of The Shelter Theater Company's evening of Western- themed plays. Before she discovered theater, Pauline worked as a freelance journalist/blogger. Her work has appeared in the Village Voice, New York Magazine and NY Press. Pauline was born and raised in Wichita, Kansas and moved to New York City in the summer of 2005. She currently lives in Queens. Pauline is developing a web series for her next project. Outside theater, she also enjoys stand-up comedy and beatboxing.
Joshua Young’s ’s writing has been developed, supported, or produced at: HEREArts Center, Dixon Place, Naked Angels, Primary Stages, The Playwrights Horizons/ Kenyon Institute Playwriting Conference, the Planet Connections Theatre Festivity, MITF, and FringeNYC. His shows Father-Daughter, A Short Supply of Hope, and Who Mourns for Bob the Goon? are currently in development and production. In 2015 his shorts This Is Not A Play (NYMadness), #Medea (PCTF, We File Quit), The Orientation (Primary Stages Detention Series), and High Stakes Soda Machine (Midwinter Madness Short Play Festival) were produced.
Amelia Workman studied Shakespeare in London and Commedia del Arte in Avignon and has a BA in theater from Fordham University. She has performed new devised work in over a dozen countries including at the Festival de Autumn in Paris, Vivid Live Festival at the Sydney Opera House (at the behest of Lou Reed and Laurie Anderson) and the Hebbel in Berlin (selected). She has worked on new texts for Lincoln Center, Soho Rep, Ars Nova, EST, Playwrights Horizons, New Georges, Clubbed Thumb, and NYTW.
Marci Lovitch was born in New York City and raised in Ocean Township, New Jersey. She began acting as a child. Some of her favorite performances include Bonnie in Anything Goes, Polly in The Boyfriend, and Isabel in Pirates of Penzance. She attended Temple University where she received a B.A. in Journalism, with a concentration on magazine writing and editing. As a writer, she coproduced, wrote, and acted in her one-woman show, Dirty Laundry (Womankind Festival, FringeNYC, Women Speak Festival, Walnut Street Studio Theater). She has studied playwriting/screenwriting at NYU, HB Studios, and with Academy Award nominated Muriel Balash.