Fly Jamerson

Fly (they/them) works nationally as a playwright, dramaturg, director, and designer. Fly’s plays have been developed at theatres and arts-based institutions around the country, including The Scoundrel & Scamp Theatre (Tucson), Women’s Theatre Festival (Raleigh), Woven Theatre (Nashville), Spooky Action Theater (Washington, D.C.), and The Battery Factory (Milwaukee), among others.

Fly’s Antarctic Gender Non-Conforming Creation Myth play, Frozen Fluid, was a finalist for the In-Progress New Play Reading Series at Unicorn Theatre (Kansas City) and the New Works Festival at Kitchen Dog Theater (Dallas); Frozen Fluid was also a semi-finalist for the Eugene O’Neill National Playwrights Conference, the Bay Area Playwrights Festival, and MITTEN Lab.

Fly also works as a mixed-reality experience designer. Their recent project, TIME WHAT DAY, premiered at MIT for the Interactive Fiction Technology Foundation’s NarraScope conference and was recently featured in an exhibition for the Electronic Literature Organization.

Fly currently lives in Lincoln, Nebraska, where they have taught Theatre History and Performance Studies at Doane University and the University of Nebraska’s Johnny Carson School of Theatre and Film. Fly has an MFA in Theatre Arts from the University of Arizona, where they studied Affect Theater and Devising with Greg Pierotti.

Fly is a proud member of the Dramatists Guild, as well as Literary Managers and Dramaturgs of the Americas (LMDA). Fly is also the recipient of a New Now Commission from Lauren Gunderson, and is excited to continue to develop new and experimental theatre in the Great Plains region!

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