Hilary Bettis writes plays, TV and movies.
She is a two-time recipient of the Lecomte du Nouy Prize from Lincoln Center and is a 2015 graduate of the Lila Acheson Wallace Playwright Fellowship at The Juilliard School. Bettis has received fellowships and residencies at the Bay Area Playwrights Festival, O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, 2050 Fellow at New York Theatre Workshop, John N. Wall Fellow at Sewanee Writers’ Conference, SPACE at Ryder Farm, Cape Cod Theatre Project, La Jolla Playhouse, New York Foundation for the Arts, Playwrights’ Week at The Lark, New Georges, Two River Theater, Great Plains Theatre Conference, The Kennedy Center/NNPN and a Sloan/EST Commission. Her plays have been recognized by The Kilroys every year since it's inception.
The Ghosts of Lote Bravo received a National New Play Network Rolling World Premiere at the Unicorn Theatre in Kansas City, MO and Borderlands Theater in Tucson. Her play, Alligator, was produced Off-Broadway with New Georges and The Sol Project, and recieved a Drama Desk Nomination for Best Music in a Play.
As a screenwriter, Bettis has written and produced two short films, B’Hurst and The Iron Warehouse, which have screened at multiple film festivals across the globe. Hilary is currently in her second season as Story Editor on FX's Emmy-Nominated show "The Americans. She has a TV series in development with FOX 21.
She lives in Brooklyn, NY where she works as a staff writer for the TV series “The Americans” on FX.
Theater: Ally Shuster/Chris Till
TV: Angela Dallas/Jacquie Katz
Jeff Silver/Zac Frognowski