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ART NOW: Jennifer Haley – Writing, Performing & Producing Virtual Realities Onstage
Jennifer Haley is an award winning playwright and TV writer in LA whose cutting edge work delves into ethics in virtual reality and the impact of technology on our human relationships, identity, and desire. She won the 2012 Susan Smith Blackburn Prize, a Los Angeles Ovation Award and Drama Critics Circle Award for her play, The Nether, which is a haunting exploration of the consequences of living out our darkest desires online. Select other plays include Neighborhood 3: Requisition of Doom, a horror story about suburban video game addiction; and Froggy, an interactive graphic novel come to life as a noir thriller with a live soundtrack. Jennifer’s numerous plays have been developed at the Sundance Theatre Lab, O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, Lark Play Development Center, PlayPenn, Page 73, Seven Devils and the MacDowell Colony.
She is a member of New Dramatists in New York City and lives in Los Angeles, where she founded the Playwrights Union. Jennifer currently writes for the Netflix original series, Hemlock
Artist website: http://jenniferhaley.com/