Eleanor Burgess

Eleanor Burgess is a Huntington Playwriting Fellow and the author of Chill, The Niceties, Start Down, and These Dying Generations. Her work has been produced or developed at Manhattan Theatre Club, The New Group, Ensemble Studio Theatre, Alliance Theatre, Contemporary American Theater Festival, Merrimack Repertory Theatre, Portland Stage Company, Centenary Stage Company, The Lark, Kennedy Center/National New Play Network, MFA Playwrights’ Workshop, Ryder Farm, and Luna Stage. Ms. Burgess is a current 2050 Fellow at New York Theatre Workshop. She has been the recipient of the Alliance/Kendeda National Graduate Playwriting Award, an Ensemble Studio Theatre/Sloan commission, and a Keen Teens Commission. She grew up in Brookline, studied history at Yale College, and recently completed her MFA in dramatic writing at New York University. 

(As of June 2017)