Playwright/television writer Zina Camblin joining the faculty
Zina Camblin, completed the playwrighting program at The Juilliard School under Marsha Norman and Christopher Durang, as a part of the Juilliard Playwrighting Fellowship. While at Juilliard, she received the Lecomte du Nouy Prize for playwrighting. Her play, “ And Her Hair Went With Her,” was selected as part of Lincoln Centers Directors Lab play reading series. The play was optioned for a New York production when it caught the attention of actress Whoopi Goldberg. In addition, “ And Her Hair Went With Her,” had successful readings at The Culture Project, and the Tribeca Theater Festival, and has been produced by regional theaters around the country including, The Phoenix Theater in Indianapolis, New Jersey Repertory Theater, Horizon Theater in Atlanta, The Fountain Theater in Los Angeles, and the Unicorn Theater in Kansas City. Past productions and workshops of her other work include: Memoirs to Live/ Brooklyn Arts Exchange, Bedroom Stories/ Jon Sims Center for the Performing Arts, in San Francisco, Life’s a Drag/ UC San Diego, and Bunni and Clyde/The Know Theater. She has also completed several commissioned projects for various universities and theaters. As a consultant for NYU’s Creative Arts Team, she helped to create several interactive theatre scripts for young audiences and as an assistant writer, editor, and researcher for the Tectonic Theater Project, she helped devise two of their productions; “The Jonestown Project,” and “I Think I like Girls.” Her television credits include development projects with both NBC, Warner Bros, and Sheen/Estevez Productions, and being on the writing staff of the cable show, “Let’s Stay Together,” produced by Queen Latifah.