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ART NOW: Jennifer Haley – Writing, Performing & Producing Virtual Realities Onstage

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February 3, 2015 | 10:00 am - 11:30 am | Lauren K. Woods Theatre

Free Event

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 addictionand 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
Grove.

Artist website: http://jenniferhaley.com/