Sam Chanse

Sam Chanse’s plays include "Trigger," "The Opportunities of Extinction," "Monument, or Four Sisters (A Sloth Play)," "Fruiting Bodies," and "What You Are Now." A Lark Venturous Fellow and resident playwright at New Dramatists, her work has recently been developed with the Lark, Ma-Yi Theater, Ojai Playwrights Conference, Cherry Lane, EST/Sloan Project, and The Civilians, and is published by Kaya Press (Lydia’s Funeral Video) and TCG (The Kilroys List). She is a former fellow at MacDowell, Sundance Theatre Institute, and Playwrights’ Realm, and is an alum of Ars Nova’s Play Group and The Civilians R&D Group.

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Sam Chanse on the Science of Trauma in “What You Are Now”

In this interview, playwright Sam Chanse discusses the workshop process for her new play "What You Are Now," and shares some of the things she read, watched, and listened to while she was writing it.