Jackie Sibblies Drury is a Brooklyn based playwright. Her plays include We Are Proud to Present a Presentation About the Herero of Namibia, Formerly Known as South West Africa, From the German Sudwestafrika, Between the Years 1884-1915 and Social Creatures. Jackie’s plays have been presented by Soho Rep, Victory Gardens, Trinity Rep, Matrix Theatre, Woolly Mammoth, Undermain Theatre, InterAct Theatre, Actors Theater of Louisville, Available Light, Company One, and The Bush Theatre in London. Her work has been developed at Sundance, The Ground Floor at Berkeley Rep, A.C.T., The Soho Rep Writer/Director Lab, New York Theatre Workshop, PRELUDE.11&14, The Civilians, The Bushwick Starr, The LARK, The Magic Theatre, The Bay Area Playwrights Festival and The MacDowell Colony, among others. Jackie has been a dramaturg for Futurity by César Alvarez with The Lisps and directed by Sarah Benson, Zero Cost House by Pig Iron Theatre Company & Toshiki Okada and The Garden by Nichole Canuso dance Company. She received the 2012-2013 Van Lier Fellowship at New Dramatists, and was the inaugural recipient of the 2012-2014 Jerome Fellowship at The LARK. Jackie is a NYTW Usual Suspect and is currently a member of The Writer’s Room at Manhattan Theatre Club and Ars Nova. She is the recipient of a 2015 Windham-Campbell Literary Prize in Drama. Her play, Really, will be produced by New York City Players at Abrons Art Center this spring and directed by Richard Maxwell.
Portrait photo by Windham-Campbell Prizes.