Sofya Levitsky-Weitz
Jerome Fellow
Minneapolis, MN
Biography

Sofya is a theatre and film artist originally from Los Angeles. She’s a member of EST/Youngblood and has developed work at EST, Cloud City, the Brick, Williamstown, the cell, JACK, BAC, Hi-Arts, Steep Theatre, Dixon Place, the Araca Group, The Tank, The Flea, the PIT, Hearth Gods, Chicago Dramatists, and Teatro Vista. Commissions from The Motor Company, Steep Theatre, and Chinatown Soup. Residencies and workshops through Barn Arts Collective, The Hearth, and Chinatown Soup. Semi-finalist for The Playwrights’ Realm Writing Fellowship and The Princess Grace Award. Finalist for the Actor’s Theatre of Louisville’s Heideman Award and published (twice) in The Dionysian. Nominee for the Cherry Lane Mentor Project and the PoNY Fellowship. She serves as the official judge for Hendrix College’s yearly playwriting competition and she will workshop her play at UCF’s inaugural Pegasus PlayLab this spring. She’s currently working on a screenplay slated for production. She got her MFA in Writing for the Screen & Stage from Northwestern University and teaches writing at St. John’s University. www.sofyaweitz.com