Angela J. Davis
Los Angeles,
Biography

Angela J. Davis has been a Eugene O’Neill Theatre Center - National Playwrights Conference Semi-Finalist and a PlayPenn National New Play Development Conference Finalist.  Her play, The Spanish Prayer Book, is currently one of five finalists for the 2017 Julie Harris Playwright Award and was also a PlayPenn Finalist, O'Neill semi-finalist, FutureFest finalist, and HRC Showcase finalist, among other honors.  Angela's play, The Czar's Daughters, was a 2017 Pittsburgh New Works Festival Finalist (scoring 98 and 94 from the judges who evaluated the piece) and is slated, along with another of Angela's plays, Charlotte, for 365 Women a Year.  Angela's work has been presented at the Dayton Playhouse, The Road Theatre Company - SPF 8, and the Hollywood Court Theatre.  Her writing has appeared in numerous national publications, including a University of Iowa Press anthology, and she has received a Pushcart Prize nomination.  Angela studied comparative literature at Stanford and lives and writes in Los Angeles, where she is also a practicing attorney and adjunct professor at Southwestern Law School (formerly at USC Law School).   She is also the creator of an award-winning multi-media program on elimination of bias in courtroom environments.

 

Successes

Angela J. Davis's play, The Spanish Prayer Book, was a Eugene O'Neill - National Playwrights Conference Semi-Finalist, a PlayPENN National Play Development Finalist (one of 12 out of 800+), and one of 6 finalists at the 2017 Dayton Playhouse FutureFest.