Carrie Louise Nutt

Carrie Louise Nutt originally hails from Seattle, but has been living in the New York metropolitan area for the past decade.  Her play Agua was a 2011 semi-finalist at the O’Neill Conference.  It was workshopped at The Lark and at Playwrights’ Theatre of New Jersey, during her 2009 Emerging Playwright residency at PTNJ through the National New Play Network.  Her one-act When Gods Walk the Earth was part of the Great Plains Theatre Conference, received Tulsa University’s “Best New Works for Young Women” award and was produced at Manhattan Repertory Theatre as part of their One-act Festival.  Her play The Lamb was produced off-Broadway at 59E59 and was a finalist for the Heidemen Award.  Her play Lunch Break was produced in India and performed by children from Afghanistan as part of a State-sponsored leadership project.  She is currently involved with a project involving women vets dealing with PTSD, which is in its early stages of development.  She is published in One on One: The Best Men’s Monologues for the 21st Century by Applause and is a two-time participant in the Estrogenius Festival.  Carrie has worked at Actors Theatre of Louisville, The Empty Space and New Dramatists.  She holds an MFA in Playwriting from Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers the State University of NJ and from the University of Washington a BA in Creative Writing and a BA in Drama.  She teaches Screenwriting and Expository Writing at Rutgers.  She was recently commissioned to write a one-act play for the students at New Jersey Vo-Tech, where she will be teaching Playwriting in the Fall.  Carrie is a member of The Dramatists Guild of America and The Playwrights Center in Minneapolis.  She is a Licensed Massage Therapist in the state of New Jersey and resides in Jersey City with her cat, Dulcinea.

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